'Le Comté d'Artois et des environs'. N France & W Belgium. VISSCHER c1680 map

'Le Comté d'Artois et des environs'. N France & W Belgium. VISSCHER c1680 map

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'Le Comté d'Artois et des environs, ou l'on voit le ressort du Conseil Provincial d'Artois avec les frontieres de Picardie. [The county of Artois and environs, in which is the seat of the Provincial Council of Artois and the borders of Picardy]' by Nicolaum Visscher (c1680). Antique seventeenth century copperplate map. Three sheets conjoined, uncoloured, 51.5 x 91.5cm, 20.25 x 36 inches; Please note that this is a folding map.

A map of the county of Artois. The map covers part of Picardy, Nor

TITLE/CONTENT OF MAP: 'Le Comté d'Artois et des environs, ou l'on voit le ressort du Conseil Provincial d'Artois avec les frontieres de Picardie. [The county of Artois and environs, in which is the seat of the Provincial Council of Artois and the borders of Picardy]'

A map of the county of Artois. The map covers part of Picardy, Nord-Pas de Calais & Flanders within northern France and western Belgium. The area covered by the map stretches from Mons in the East to Ghent in the North, and Dieppe and Abbeville in the southwest. Many towns are marked including Calais, Lille, Boulogne, Dunkirk, Cambrai, Tournai & Douai. The area around Calais is named "Pais Reconquis", the name given to it after the Pale of Calais was reconquered from the English in 1558.

DATE PRINTED: c1680    

IMAGE SIZE: Approx 51.5 x 91.5cm, 20.25 x 36 inches (Large); Please note that this is a folding map.

TYPE: Antique seventeenth century copperplate map. Three sheets conjoined, uncoloured

CONDITION: Good; suitable for framing. Strong, dark impression. Please check the scan for any blemishes prior to making your purchase. Please contact us if you would like to arrange to view this map. Virtually all antiquarian maps and prints are subject to some normal aging due to use and time which is not obtrusive unless otherwise stated. We offer a no questions asked return policy.

AUTHENTICITY: This is an authentic historic map, published at the date stated above. It is not a modern copy.

VERSO: There is nothing printed on the reverse side, which is plain

FOLDING: This is a folding map.

ARTIST/CARTOGRAPHER/ENGRAVER: Nicolaum Visscher

PROVENANCE: Amsterdam, chez Nicolaum Visscher

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