"[On 2 Sheets] Le Cours de la Riviere du Rhein Depuis sa Source Jusques a Son Emboucheure ou sont Distingues...", Sanson/Mortier
Subject: Central Europe, Rhine River
Period: 1705 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
22.6 x 17.2 inches
57.4 x 43.7 cm
This detailed map follows the course of the Rhine river from its source in Switzerland to the Netherlands, where it empties into the North Sea. The map extends west past Reims, France, east to Wurzburg, German, and south to Lake Como in Italy. The map is filled with detail of political boundaries, towns, rivers, and mountains. The map is adorned with two large decorative cartouches. Printed on two separate sheets.
Nice impressions with original color, very light toning along the centerfolds, and a couple of short separations along the centerfold that have been archivally repaired.