Mons Belgium Low Countries 1711 Harrewyn Foppens charming small city plan
Mons Belgium Low Countries 1711 Harrewyn Foppens charming small city plan Mons Belgium Low Countries 1711 Harrewyn Foppens charming small city plan
$ 75.00

Mons.

(Europe, Netherlands, Belgium, Mons, City Plan, Fortifications).

Issued 1711, Brussels by Harrewijn & Foppens for Les Delices

Charming little early 18th century miniature map. Engraved with lovely hand color. Two men at lower left appear to be firing a cannon. Key at top left in hanging banner, the plan emphasizes the fortified city walls and canal system used for military defense.

Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, small chip to blank margin at lower left, 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.

Cartographic Reference(s):.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 2.

[R21624].