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- Original antique print, titled 'Nouvelle Carte Genealogique des Principaux Souverains de l' Europe issus de la Famille Roiale de France et les Branches des Maisons Souveraines de l' Empire issue de Witekind le Grand ou des Ancies Rois Saxons avec le Blason de leurs Armes'. It shows: the genealogy of the descendants of the Royal family of France, the offspinrg of Widukind and ancient Saxon kings, with their coats of arms. Original Etching/engraving on a verge type handlaid paper. Description: This original old antique print / plate originates from the fifth volume of: 'Atlas Historique.' (Historic Atlas.), Published by Zacharie Chatelain, Amsterdam, 1732. The atlas was published in seven volumes between 1705 and 1720, with a second edition appearing in 1732. The maps were accompanied by information pertaining to cosmography, geography, history, chronology, genealogy, topography, heraldry, and costumes of the world. The maps in the Atlas Historique were mainly based on those of the French cartographer, Guillaume De L'Isle, but were presented by the Chatelains in an encyclopaedic form. We do not know the exact edition of this map.Artists and Engravers: Henri Abraham Chatelain (1684-1743), his father Zacharie Chatelain (d.1723) and Zacharie Junior (1690-1754), worked as a partnership publishing the Atlas Historique, Ou Nouvelle Introduction A L'Histoire under several different Chatelain imprints, depending on the Chatelain family partnerships at the time of publication. Condition: Very good, given age. Original folds from binding with some paper separation at folds all backed and restored. General age-related light toning and minimal staining from handling. Some creasing. Paper edges a bit irregular as issued and with ocassional chipping. On two joined sheets, as issued. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: B31-15 The overall size is ca. 43.5 x 18 inch. The image size is ca. 42.8 x 17.2 inch. The overall size is ca. 110.5 x 45.7 cm. The image size is ca. 108.8 x 43.7 cm.
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