Low Countries Belgium Holland Provinces 1784 Probst decorative antique color mapBrian DiMambro -Historical Investments
Carte des XII Provinces ou de L'Allemagne
Nova Mappa Geographica Belgii Universi seu Inferioris Germaniae quam XVII Provinciae, Austriaco Gallico et Batavo
(Holland, Netherlands, Belgium, Flanders, Utreht, Luxemburg)
Issued ca. 1784, Augsburg by Johann Michael Probst
Fine and very uncommon old engraved map, with attractive original hand color.
A wide assortment of coats of arms surrounding a strapwork cartouche.
A picture is worth a thousand words. The photos are a major part of the item description. Please examine them closely, as what you see is what we will send you.
[note: we grade conservatively and always seek to disclose any noteworthy flaws.].
Map remains well preserved. Some light age wear or surface spotting/ soiling which is visible within the scan, small minor old ink spot below title, lgith smudging in places (likely occuring during the inking/ wiping of the original engraved plate), overall still visually appealing
Paper and image remains overall clean & sound. Old maps & prints often display small minor repairs on the back, could have uneven blank margins, might have extraneous fold-lines or other small minor age flaws which do not detract from the visual appeal or value. Condition is carefully considered in arriving at our price.
Great antique map entirely worthy of hanging for display.
A depiction captured in a manner entirely unique to this era.
Original fold line as issued.
Sheet measures c. 21 3/8" H x 25 7/8" W.
Printed area measures c. 19" H x 22 1/8" W
Tooleys Dictionary of Mapmakers , v. 3, p. 462* (noting how they re-issued Seutters maps)