Hesdin France Europe prospect birds-eye view 1673 Priorato city plan mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Europe / France).
Issued 1673, Vienna by Gualdo Priorato.
Fine late 17th century folio engraved plan of this French commune. With beautiful full hand color which greatly enhances the visual appeal of the map.
In attractive condition. Paper gently wrinkled, map still displays very well.
Clean and well-preserved overall, still an entirely pleasing example of this 17th century Dutch city plan which will look lovely if displayed.
Small Folio, Original fold line as issued.
Sheet measures c. 17 1/2" W x 13 1/4" H.
Engraved area c. 16" W x 12 1/4" H.
Hameleers, Kaarten van Amsterdam 1538-1865, 72- (Van Somer/ Gualdo Priorato/ Thurnmayer).
Tooleys Dictionary of Mapmakers , vol. 2, p. 227 (Gualdo).
Graesse, Tresor de Livres Rares et Precious , V. III, 166 [noting this earliest/ first printing although other later printings were issued].