Book Description

Map of les Environs de Nieuport, Furnes, Ipres, Courtrai, Menin, Dunkerke, Gravelines, Lille, Armentieres, Cassel etc. and les Environs de Bruxelles, Malines, Gand, Tournai etc. No details of publisher, mapmaker or date but circa 1775. On folding linen in 24 sections, size 83 by 67 cm. Scale 1.5 French leagues to the inch, with a second scale in Brabant leagues. Hand-coloured. Churches, fortifications, woods and other features are shown in a stylised manner, and images of sailing ships also appear off the coast. The map includes the Meridian of the Royal Observatory of Paris. Heights are shown by shading or hachuring. The number 9 (IX) appears in two corners outside the margins of the map.
Author Anon
Date 1775
Publisher Anon
Condition Good

Price: £75.00

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