Netherlands Low Countries Belgium Luxemburg 1781 Andre engraved Bonne old mapBrian DiMambro -Historical Investments
Carte de Sept Provinces-Unies des Pay-Bas connues sous le Nom General de Hollande avec les Provinces Autrichiennes situees dand le Meme Pays
( Austrian Netherlands, Holland, Low Countries, Flanders, Duchy of Cleves, Bishopric of Liege, Luxembourg)
Issued 1781, Paris, by M. Bonne
Engraved by Andre
Fine and uncommon old engraved map with original outline hand color.
As many collectors will know, there are numerous/ many different engraved versions of this map, all from different plates. A person could likely assemble well over a dozen variants, every one printed from an entirely different copper plate.
A picture is worth a thousand words. The photos are a major part of the item description. Please examine them closely, as what you see is what we will send you.
[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.
Original fold line as issued.
Sheet measures c. 15 1/2" H x 10 7/8" W.
Printed area measures c. 12 5/8" H x 8 3/4" W
Tooleys Dictionary of Mapmakers , v. 1, p. 163