Belgium c.1720-30 Moll huge wall map Catholic Low Country decorativeBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Les Provinces des Pays-Bas Catholiques.
(Belgium- Netherlands- Catholic Low Country)
Issued c.1720-30, London by H. Moll, Bowles & King.
Fine and monumental near wall size early 18th century engraved map, with original outline hand color. A large floral wreath title cartouche top left features two large birds & military banners. Large detailed inset of a fort top right, two smaller insets below. Depicts Luxembourg as well.
Poor condition, numerous old paper repairs along fold-lines on reverse to re-inforce, some old damp staining, repaired tear, etc. Despite the physical condition, map still displays well visually and retains a noble appearance making it entirely worthy of framing for display. Priced to reflect condition.
Sheet measures c. 25 1/4" x 41".
Printed area measures c. 23 3/8" x 39 3/8".
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, v.