Dutch Nederland city distances chart 1740 de Leth Dutch Baalde Europe guildersBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Holland / Netherlands / Nederland/ urban distance chart between cities)
Issued Amsterdam, c. 1740 by Hendrik de Leth.
Charming little mid-18th century engraved Dutch chart which shows the distance between Dutch cities. With attractive full hand color.
Nicely detailed. Down right side is a distance table from four major Dutch cities to other European cities. Beside it is a financial table showing the cost to travel measured in guilders.
Excellent clean nice looking example, fine age patina, original fold line as issued.
Sheet measures c. 8 3/8" x 10 1/8".
Sheet measures c. 9 3/4" x 16 1/2".
Printed area measures c. 7 5/8" x 15 5/8".
Delaney, Landmark Thematic Maps, p. 4 (Distance scales).
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers , vol. 3, p. 124-5.
Koeman, Atlantes Neerlandici , II, Le H 2 (31).