NOUVELLE CARTE DU GOUVERNEMENT CIVIL D'ANGLETERRE ET DE CELUY DE LA VILLE DE LONDRES.

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Henri Chatelain


Nouvelle Carte du Gouvernement Civil d'Angleterre et de celuy de la Ville de Londres.

Copper plate engraving printed on fine laid paper, c.1708.
13 5/8 x 18" (348 x 359 mm) plus margins.
Good condition. Black & white.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 79978
Price: $325.00
Publisher : Published in Amsterdam by Lâ Honore & Chatelain.
This map appeared in Chatelain’s celebrated encyclopedia, Atlas Historique. There are two maps, one of England, below that is Lonfon. Two allegorical vignettes ase shown on either side. The vignette at top left depicts Liberty with Justice, Tranquillity and Rest (leaning against the elephant) and Patriotism (a young warrior). The vignette at top right depicts England between Commerce and Natural Justice. Accompanying text gives information on the government and justice systems, with a small table illustrating Londoners’ yearly consumption of , among other things, beer (1,500,000 barrels) beef (67,500 animals) and mutton (675,000 animals). Maps

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