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A two-sheet 17th century sea chart of Western Europe

Stock No. 22755 Category: Tags: , , Cartographer: MORTIER, Pierre.

Carte Generale des Costes de L'Europe sur l'Ocean Comprises depuis Dronthem en Norwege Jusques au Destroit de Gibraltar. Levée et Gravée par Ordre du Roy, à Paris 1693.
Amsterdam, 1693. Coloured. Two sheets conjoined, total 590 x 850mm.

£800

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A large and impressive sea chart of Europe, orientated with north to the left. It shows the west coast of Norway, the south coast of Iceland, the British Isles, the coast of Europe from Denmark to Gibraltar, and Madeira and the Azores.
It was published as the general map of Mortier's 'Neptune François', which was, despite the title and publication line, published in Amsterdam.

Additional information

Dimensions 850 × 590 mm
Cartographer

Date

1693

Extra Info

Carte Generale des Costes de L'Europe sur l'Ocean Comprises depuis Dronthem en Norwege Jusques au Destroit de Gibraltar. Levée et Gravée par Ordre du Roy, à Paris 1693.

Publication

Amsterdam, 1693. Coloured. Two sheets conjoined, total 590 x 850mm.

Condition

A good example.

References

KOEMAN: M. Mor 1; an atlas of 'beautifully engraved charts of unusual large format'.