FRANCE REIGN OF CLOVIS c. 1705 NICOLAS DE FER ANTIQUE ENGRAVED MAP 18TH CENTURY

FRANCE REIGN OF CLOVIS c. 1705 NICOLAS DE FER ANTIQUE ENGRAVED MAP 18TH CENTURY

FRANCE REIGN OF CLOVIS c. 1705 NICOLAS DE FER ANTIQUE ENGRAVED MAP 18TH CENTURY

FRANCE REIGN OF CLOVIS c. 1705 NICOLAS DE FER ANTIQUE ENGRAVED MAP 18TH CENTURY

FRANCE REIGN OF CLOVIS c. 1705 NICOLAS DE FER ANTIQUE ENGRAVED MAP 18TH CENTURY

Title of the map. “DESCRIPTION DE LA FRANCE Par rapport au regne de Clovis et de ses Enfans, avec privilege du Roy”. The map is engraved by Berey. Unusual antique copper engraved map of France under the reign of Clovis, by Nicolas DE FER, 18th century. De Fer has created this map when he was in service of the King of France Louis XIV. His earliest wellknown map of the canal de Languedoc, realised in 1669. In 1697, he published his first world atlas. In 1695, De Fer, with several other notable French mapmakers, became founding contributors to the French Bureau of Maps and Plans. This bureau, created to deal with the technical and strategic problems of overseas commerce and exploration, was part of the Royal Academy of Sciences’ Ministry of the Navy and Colonies. Size with margins : 27 x 39,5 cm / 10,6 x 15,3 inches. Condition : very good condition. Paris, dated 1705, 18th Century. WE DON’T SELL LASER AND COPIES MAPS, ALL WE SELL IS ORIGINAL AND ANTIQUE. Due to the age an type of paper, some imperfections are to be expected. Please examine the images provided carefully, and if you have any questions please ask and we will be happy to help you. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “efi6″ and is located in this country: FR. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Printing Technique: Copper Plate
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Year: 1705
  • Date Range: 1700-1799
  • Country/Region: France
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1764 Zannoni Map France Clovis I King of the Franks 6th c. Paris Germany Holland

1764 Zannoni Map France Clovis I King of the Franks 6th c. Paris Germany Holland

1764 Zannoni Map France Clovis I King of the Franks 6th c. Paris Germany Holland

An Original Antique Map: Not a Reproduction! Description: It is an original antique map with elaborate decorative border, original handcoloring and a centerfold as issued. The map is well documented in the cartouche which states that it is by Rizzi-Zannoni, de l’Academie Royale de Sciences et Belles Lettres de Gottinque [University of Gottingen, Germany]. Dated 1764 on the map. The map was published in the Atlas Historique de la France Ancienne et Moderne (Paris: Desnos, 1766), a copy of the original title page is included for authenticity. Size: The map image area between the neat lines measures approximately 10×11 inches (25x28cm) on a 11 1/2 x15 (29x38cm) page. Condition: Very Good to Excellent condition for its age, approximately 10×11 inches (25x28cm) on a 11 1/2 x15 (29x38cm) page, blank on reverse, with original handcoloring and a centerfold as issued. There are slight soft bends on the upper corners not affecting the map area, otherwise it is very clean with beautiful color on a strong flexible cotton page with the copper plate printing marks embossed in the margins. Overall, a very nice example for its age, see the pics for more on condition. Check out my other items. Be sure to add me to your favorites list. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “c574778″ and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Cartographer/Publisher: Rizzi Zannoni
  • Printing Technique: Copper Plate
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Format: Atlas Map
  • Type: Political Map
  • Year: 1764
  • Date Range: 1700-1799
  • City: Paris
  • Country/Region: Belgium, France, Germany, Holland
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