CARTE DU GOUVERNEMENT CIVIL DE L’ESPAGNE, ET DE TOUS LES CONSEILS SOUVERAINS.

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Henri Chatelain


Carte du Gouvernement Civil de l’Espagne, et de Tous les Conseils Souverains.

Copper plate engraving printed on fine laid paper, 1721
13 1/4 x 17 1/2" (337 x 445 mm) plus wide margins.
Fair condition. Black and white.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 36619
Price: $65.00
Publisher : Published in Amsterdam by L’Honore & Chatelain.
This impressive plate is a wonderful example of Chatelain’s elegant engravings. Included in the 1721 edition of Atlas Historique, published by Chatelain in Amsterdam, this large sheet is the thirty-sixth illustration in volume one. Illustrated with numerous vignettes this decorative plate provides a detailed description of the infrastructure of the Spanish government. The plate is adorned with a set of finely drawn images depicting the various offices of government. Highly decorative, this impressive engraving provides a wealth of information in a meticulous yet beautiful manner, and is a wonderful example of Chatelain’s superior engravings. Maps

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