Auction 115, Lot 441

"Carte de la Belgique, avec les Routes & Distances des Postes", Maaskamp, Evert

Subject: Belgium and France

Period: 1815 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Portatif pour la Hollande

Color: Hand Color

Size:
11 x 6.3 inches
27.9 x 16 cm

Detailed map centered on Brussels from this rarely seen atlas. Covers the southern portion south from Bruges, into northern France as far south as Laon and west to Abbeville. Also shows a little of western Germany. Excellent detail of road networks and major waterways. With populations given for principle cites and departments within the plate mark, and the same information in Dutch below the plate mark in letter press. With second title above neatline: "Nouvelle Carte des Provinces Meridionales du Royaume des Pays-Bas, avec les routes distances des Postes. &c."

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Condition: A

Crisp impression and fine coloring on thick paper with wide margins.

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $60

Closed on 6/21/2006

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