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1792. Engraved map with original contemporary hand colouring, printed on a verge type hand laid paper. on paper. Size in cm: The overall size is ca. 66 x 56 cm. The image size is ca. 59 x 49.5 cm. Size in inch: The overall size is ca. 26 x 22 inch. The image size is ca. 23.2 x 19.5 inch.Original decorative large map titled: 'Les dix-sept provinces des Pays-Bas, suivant qu' elles sont possedees pas l'Empereur, le roy de France . Chez Ian Bt. Elwe . 1792.' This map shows The Netherlands and the 17 provinces it then consisted of, comprising present day Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg. This original map originates from an Atlas published in 1793 by J.B. Elwe. Artists and Engravers: The author of this atlas is Jan Barend Elwe (1774-1815), a Amsterdam bookseller. Ref: Koeman, Atlantes Neerlandici Vol. II, S. 105, El 2, 2. Tooley's Dict. of Mapmakers.Condition: Fine. General light age related toning, some false fold lines, as visible on scans. Map differs slightly from the illustrated image as it is merged from several scans.Keywords: ANTIQUE MAP-NETHERLANDS-BELGIUM-LUXEMBOURG-ELWE(PCO) L9-05
Bookseller: Pictura Prints, Art & Books [Overasselt, Netherlands]
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