United Provinces Netherlands Holland Pays Bas 1702 de L'Isle decorative mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Carte des Provinces Unies des Pays Bas.
(Europe, Netherlands, United Provinces, Holland, Brabant, Flanders)
Issued 1702, Paris, by de L'Isle.
Decorative early 18th century folio sheet map with original outline hand color.
Ornate scroll cartouche top left topped by Poseidon and Neptune, gargoyle caryatids at sides, putti fishing with nets on either side of a sea monster at bottom.
Some old light staining along top of centerfold which has been backed with old paper to strengthen and repair short tear, map still displays well.
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Sheet measures c. 19 7/8" H x 27" W.
Van der Heijden, Old Maps of the Netherlands, cf 253 (but not noting this 1702 version).Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, v. 1,pp. 353-5.