Mechelin Brabant Belgium churches streets c.1720 Rapin old antique map city planBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Mechlin, or Malines the Capital of one of the ten Provinces of the Netherlands
in Brabant and Archbishoprick, situated upon ye Dyle.
(Mechelen / Brabant / Belgium- Low Countries)
Issued London, c.1720 by Rapin.
Wonderful antique folio sheet engraved city plan. Staggering level of detail, countless hundreds of individual buildings of all sorts, sizes and scales. Virtually every building in existence at this moment seemingly captured in panoramic birds-eye balloon view.
In near VG or better condition, top blank margin shaved away down to neatline, some minor light surface age wear and toning as typical, overall the paper and image remain clean, well preserved and very attractive.
Original fold lines as issued.
Sheet measures c. 21" x 15 1/2"
Engraved area measures c. 18 1/2" x 14 1/2"