Kortrijk Courtray Belgium Low Countries 1673 Priorato city plan map w/ city view
Kortrijk Courtray Belgium Low Countries 1673 Priorato city plan map w/ city view Kortrijk Courtray Belgium Low Countries 1673 Priorato city plan map w/ city view Kortrijk Courtray Belgium Low Countries 1673 Priorato city plan map w/ city view
$ 95.00

Courtray.

(Kortrilk- Low Countries- Netherlands- Holland- Belgium).

Issued 1673, Vienna by Gualdo Priorato.

Fine late 17th century folio engraved plan of this Dutch city. With beautiful full hand color which greatly enhances the visual appeal of the map.

In attractive condition. Paper gently wrinkled, top thin strip portion of map backed long ago with hand-made old paper. 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.

Includes inset bird's eye prospect city view of Courtray at top left.

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.

Cartographic References:

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].

[R19031].