FRANCE during the REIGN OF CLOVIS 1705 NICOLAS DE FER ANTIQUE MAP 18TH CENTURY
"DESCRIPTION DE LA FRANCE Par rapport au regne de Clovis et de ses Enfans, avec privilege du Roy". The map is engraved by Berey. Unusual antique copper engraved map of France under the reign of Clovis, by Nicolas DE FER, 18th century. De Fer has created this map when he was in service of the King of France Louis XIV. His earliest wellknown map of the canal de Languedoc, realised in 1669. 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' Ministry of the Navy and Colonies. Size with margins : 27 x 39,5 cm / 10,6 x 15,3 inches. Paris, dated 1705, 18th Century. WE DON'T SELL LASER AND COPIES MAPS, ALL WE SELL IS ORIGINAL AND ANTIQUE.
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