Veurne Belgium Furnes city plan 1672 Mallet military map birds-eye city viewBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Europe, Belgium, Veurne, City Plan, Military Fortification).
Issued 1672, Paris by Mallet.
Charming 17th century miniature engraved map, with lovely hand color.
Emphasizes the military defenses of the city, showing the ramparts and outline of the city walls. Across the top is a charming little miniature prospect view of the city showing a surprising amount of detail.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Sheet Measures c. 7 1/4"H x 4 1/4"W.
Engraved Area Measures c. 5 1/2"H x 3 5/8"W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. #, pp. ###.