Ypres Flanders Northern France City Walls 1582 Guicciardini Plantijn antique mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Ypres, Flanders, Northern France)
Issued Antwerp, 1582 by C. Plantijn
Fine and uncommon old engraved city plan of Ypres. With fine hand color.
Map remains well preserved. Some light age wear or surface spotting/ soiling which is visible within the scan, but really, no flaws worthy of mention or discussion..
Great antique map entirely worthy of hanging for display.
A depiction captured in a manner entirely unique to this era.
Sheet measures c. 13 1/8" H x 17 1/8" W.
Printed area measures c. 9 1/4" H x 12 3/4" W
Deys, Guicciardini Illustratus, p. 249- Ieper 2.1 (noting it is based upon Braun & Hogenbergs ca.1575 map)
Tooleys Dictionary of Mapmakers , v. 2, p. 230
Original fold line as issued.