"Flandriae Pars Occidentalis", Hondius, Henricus
Subject: Belgium and France
Period: 1635 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
19.1 x 15 inches
48.5 x 38.1 cm
Copper engraved map of the coastline from Calais to Dunkirk to Nieuwpoort and inland to Armentiers. The map is fully engraved to show forests, roads and canals, and hundreds of tiny villages. Figures, farm implements and weaponry surround title cartouche and the sea is filled with a large fleet of sailing ships. French text on verso.
Old color. Very minor toning with a few tiny foxing spots and a small old repair on bottom fold.