"Descriptio Batavorum Insulae et Continentis", Alting, Mensone
Period: 1725 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
16.6 x 12.5 inches
42.2 x 31.8 cm
A very detailed map of central Holland in ancient times. Shows the course of the Rhine, Waal and Maas Rivers to the North Sea. The map focuses on the regions where the legendary tribe of Batavians reigned. Beautifully engraved with two large cartouches featuring river gods and cherubs.
Bit of faint offsetting, overall very good.