Auction 99, Lot 365

"Nouvelle Carte des Dix-Sept Provinces des Pays-Bas", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: Belgium and The Netherlands

Period: 1720 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22 x 18 inches
55.9 x 45.7 cm

Fascinating chart of the Low Countries depicting the various battles, both land and sea, between the late 1500's to the early 1700's. There are numerous sea battles shown and in the interior. All the major fortified cities are graphically depicted with notations of battle dates. Large inset of the English Channel features more sea battles and the cartouche containing the arms of the provinces. A splendid chart providing a synopsis of history.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $550 - $600

Sold for: $400

Closed on 6/12/2002

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