"Limburgi Ducatus et Comitatus Valckenburgi Nova Descriptio", Peeters, Jacques
Subject: Eastern Belgium & Southern Netherlands
Period: 1692 (published)
Publication: L'Atlas en Abrege, ou Nouvelle Description du Monde
Color: Hand Color
7.4 x 5.9 inches
18.8 x 15 cm
This miniature map covers the region where Belgium, the Netherlands, and Germany meet. There is nice detail of topography, and the map includes the fortified cities of Maastricht, Aachen, and Liege. The title cartouche features an intricately engraved vignette showing river gods and a bathing scene. Another small vignette around the distance scales at bottom right includes the imprint of engraver Jacob Harrewyn. North is oriented to the right.
References: Shirley (BL Atlases) T.PEET-1a #18.
A sharp impression with contemporary outline color.