Amsterdam Nederland Netherlands 1711 Harrewyn Foppens charming small city planBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
La Ville de Amsterdam.
(Europe / Netherlands / city plan).
Issued 1711, Brussels by Harrewijn / Foppens for Les Delices.
Charming little early 18th century miniature map. Engraved with lovely hand color.
Decorative vignette scene across the bottom depicts a seated queen beside Hermes, God of Trade who over looks the bustling sea trade merchant city harbor.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Sheet Measures c. 6 1/4"H x 6 1/4"W.
Engraved Area Measures c. 4 3/4"H x 5 3/4"W.
Hameleers, Kaarten van Amsterdam 1538-1865, 97, second state (shows revisions to plate).
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 2.