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- Map: 'Descriptio Frisiae sub Francorum reditum.' (Afteekeninge van Friesland ontrent de weederkomste der Francken.; English: Friesland / The Netherlands in the time of the Franks.) This map is bordered bij two columns with historic and 18th c. names of towns. The decorative cartouche shows a river god and mermaid. Copperplate engraving on verge type hand laid paper with watermark. Description: This detailed original antique map originates from: 'Uitbeelding der Heerlijkheit Friesland .', by B. Schotanus a Sterringa and published by F. Halma in 1718. This Atlas is considered the best atlas of Friesland, the Netherlands.Artists and Engravers: The author is Bernardus Schotanus a Sterringa (1640-1704). The publisher is Francois Halma (1653-1722). Some of the Grietenije kaarten in this work are signed by Jan and Gaspar Luyken / Luiken as the engravers. Condition: Fine. General age related toning and occasional light staining from handling as visible on image. Storage location: B21-01 The overall size is ca. 25.2 x 20.7 inch. The image size is ca. 22.6 x 12.8 inch. The overall size is ca. 64 x 52.5 cm. The image size is ca. 57.5 x 32.5 cm. [Attributes: Signed Copy]
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