NOUVELLE CARTE DE L’ALEMAGNE AVEC DES TABLES DES BRANCHES DE LA NOBLESSE ET LES LIEUX LES PLUS REMARQUABLES DE LEURS RESIDANCE.

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Henri Chatelain


Nouvelle Carte de l’Alemagne avec des Tables des Branches de la Noblesse et les Lieux les Plus Remarquables de Leurs Residance.

Copper plate engraving printed on fine laid paper, 1720
18 3/8 x 24 1/8" (467 x 612 mm) plus margins.
Good condition. Creases in sheet where it has been folded to fit into atlas. Black and white.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 36544
Price: $150.00
Publisher : Published in Amsterdam by L’Honore & Chatelain.
This impressive map is a wonderful example of Chatelain’s elegant charts. Included in the 1720 edition of Atlas Historique, published by Chatelain in Amsterdam, this large chart is the twenty-first plate in volume two. This striking map of Germany covers the whole of the country and identifies the principal areas connected with each of the ruling dynasties. The map is flanked by two tables identifying the principal towns and regions associated with each of the different dynasties. This fine map is a wonderful example from Chatelain’s important text. By combining a wealth of information and geographical observation, with delicate engraving and an uncomplicated composition, this elegant map is a quintessential example from the golden age of French mapmaking. Maps

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