CARTE DU GOUVERNEMENT ECLESIASTIQUE DE FRANCE DIVISE EN SES ARCHEVESCHEZ, EVESCHEZ, ARCHIDIACONNEZ, ARCHIPRETREZ, DOYENNEZ, ET PARROISSES.

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Henri Chatelain


Carte du Gouvernement Eclesiastique de France Divise en ses Archeveschez, Eveschez, Archidiaconnez, Archipretrez, Doyennez, et Parroisses.

Copper plate engraving printed on fine laid paper, 1721
13 1/4 x 17 1/2" (336 x 444 mm) plus wide margins.
Good condition. Black and white.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 36627
Price: $75.00
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 thirtieth illustration in volume one. This detailed plate provides a comprehensive list of the ecclesiastical divisions in the country with their corresponding coats of arms. A small carefully drawn inset map depicts the location of the various churches across France. Maps

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