"LES EMBOUCHURES DES RIVIERES DU PO ET DE L'ADIGE ou se trouvent LE FERRARESSE, LE BOULOGNESSE, et Partie de la Romagne, Par N de Fer Geographe de Monseigneur le Dauphin, A PARIS Chez l'Auteur dans l'Isle du Palais a la Sphere Royale Avec Privilege du Roy 1705". The map is engraved by H.In inset, the republic of Luques and the principauty of Masse. A nice cartouche and a compass embellish the map.
His earliest wellknown map of the canal de Languedoc, realised in 1669. De Fer has created this map when he was in service of the King of France Louis XIV. In 1697, he published his first world atlas.
In 1695, De Fer, with several other notable French mapmakers, became founding contributors to the French Bureau of Maps and Plans. This bureau, created to deal with the technical and strategic problems of overseas commerce and exploration, was part of the Royal Academy of Sciences and Ministry of the Navy and Colonies.
Size with margins : 25,8 x 37,5 cm / 9,8 x 14,5 inches. Condition : very good condition, in colors, real margins. WE DON'T SELL LASER AND COPIES MAPS, ALL WE SELL IS ORIGINAL AND ANTIQUE. Due to the age an type of paper, some imperfections are to be expected. Please examine the images provided carefully, and if you have any questions please ask and we will be happy to help you.