Netherlands Belgium Holland Flanders Northern France c1780 antique handcolor mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Carte Des Sept Provinces-Unies des Pays-Bas,
Conneurs Sous le Nom General de Hollande.
Avec les Provinces Autrichiennes Situees Dans le Meme Pays.
(Holland / Netherlands / Belgium / Flanders / Northern France / etc.)
Issued Paris, c. 1781 by Bonne. Engraved by Andre.
Lovely 18th century engraved map with hand color.
In VG or better condition, minor light surface age wear and toning as typical, some faint minor foxing in the blank margins, overall the image is clean, well preserved and very attractive.
Original fold line as issued.
Sheet measures c. 14" x 9 1/2"
Engraved area measures c. 12 1/2" x 8"
This map exists in numerous variant editions, all engraved on different plates at diff. times by diff. engravers. Once could with patience and diligence likely assemble a dozen or more variant printings of this map; this version has June 1781 engraved below the title.
Tooleys Dictionary of Mapmakers, v.1, p. 163.