"Carte Des Confins de la France et des Principales Postes", Duval, Pierre
Subject: Southern Europe
Period: 1689 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
18 x 18 inches
45.7 x 45.7 cm
Beautifully engraved chart that extends from eastern France through northern Italy, Switzerland, southern Germany, Austria and Hungary. Extends north to Westphalie and south to Naples and Mount Vesuvius. With many towns and villages and good detail of their interconnecting trails and roads. Decorative title cartouche with horsemen and coat-of-arms. Three distance scales.
Fine, dark impression and bright, old color. Printed on very thick hand laid paper with huge margins.