Flanders Belgium North France 1704 huge de L'Isle fine antique old color mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Carte du Comte de Flandre
(Belgium, Northern France, Low Countries)
Issued Paris, 1704 by G. de L'Isle
Engraved by Liebaus le fils
Fine and uncommon folio sheet engraved map of Flanders. With original outline hand color.
Beautiful large cartouche at bottom right featuring topless female angel, ancient warrior and a cherub among various military articles. Large banner distance scale at lower left. Zeeland region of southern Holland at top right.
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[note: we grade conservatively and always seek to disclose any noteworthy flaws.].
Map remains well preserved. Some light age wear or surface spotting/ soiling which is visible within the scan.
Paper and image remains overall clean & sound. Old maps & prints often display small minor repairs on the back, could have uneven blank margins, might have extraneous fold-lines or other small minor age flaws which do not detract from the visual appeal or value. Condition is carefully considered in arriving at our price.
Great antique map entirely worthy of hanging for display.
A depiction captured in a manner entirely unique to this era.
Sheet measures c. 19 7/8" H x 26 1/2" W.
Printed area measures c. 19" H x 25" W
Original fold line as issued.
Tooleys Dictionary of Mapmakers , v. 1, p. 352*