CARTE DE DIFFERENTS COLLEGES DE L’EMPIRE, L’ORDRE DE L’ELECTION DU SACRE, ET DU COURONNEMENT DE L’EMPEREUR.

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Henri Chatelain


Carte de Differents Colleges de l’Empire, l’Ordre de l’Election du Sacre, et du Couronnement de l’Empereur.

Copper plate engraving printed on fine laid paper, 1720
13 1/2 x 17 3/4 " (343 x 451 mm) plus margins.
Very good condition. Black and white.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 36540
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-fifth plate in volume two. This handsome plate is comprised of numerous small vignettes depicting the coronation of the Emperor, as well as two views showing the Imperial University and the College of the Princes. The sheet is filled with a long explanative text as well as a detailed tabular key identifying the various people depicted in the images. This fine print is a wonderful example from Chatelain’s important text. Maps

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