"Astygnomon Sive Europaearum Urbium Maxime in Signium Index Earum Distantias mut Uas Perquam Accurate Ostendens", Valck, Gerard
Subject: Thematic Maps
Period: 1710 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
20.9 x 16.5 inches
53.1 x 41.9 cm
Unusual thematic chart showing the traveling distances from various European cities. Decorated with many putti and a damsel engaged in cartographic and mathematical pursuits.
Original hand coloring. Corners have been added in the blank margin. Scattered foxing in map with an old repair on bottom centerfold and a tear in bottom margin.