CARTE DU GOUVERNEMENT ECCLESIASTIQUE CIVIL ET MILITAIRE DE L’EMPIRE, DE L’ORDRE TEUTONIQUE, ET DE MALTE, ET DES VILLES ANSEATIQUES.

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Henri Chatelain


Carte du Gouvernement Ecclesiastique Civil et Militaire de l’Empire, de l’Ordre Teutonique, et de Malte, et des Villes Anseatiques.

Copper plate engraving printed on fine laid paper, 1720
13 5/8 x 17 3/4" (347 x 452 mm) plus margins.
Good condition. Black and white.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 36532
Price: $100.00
Publisher : Published in Amsterdam by L’Honore & Chatelain.
This impressive engraving is a wonderful example of Chatelain’s elegant plates. Included in the 1720 edition of Atlas Historique, published by Chatelain in Amsterdam, this large chart is the twenty-seventh plate in volume two. This handsome plate is comprised of numerous vignettes depicting the Teutonic Order government in session. The sheet is filled with a long explanative text, as well as a detailed tabular key identifying the various people depicting in the images. This fine print is a wonderful example from Chatelain’s important text. Maps

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