Italy 1719 Henri Chatelain Large Antique Engraved Map 18th Century
NOUVELLE CARTE DE L'ETAT PRESENT DE L'ITALIE. POUR PARVENIR PAR UNE METHODE NOUVELLE A LA CONN. OISSANCE DE LA GEOGRAPHIE ET DE L'HISTOIRE ET TRES UTILE POUR LES VOIAGES. Large antique copper engraved map of the kingdoms and states of Italy. With historical notes and tables all around the map. His famous work is the "Atlas Historique", published in seven volumes. Originally published in Amsterdam between 1705 and 1720 by L'Honoré et Châtelain, L'Atlas Historique was corrected, increased and republished until 1739, the date of the fourth and last edition. This encyclopedic work explains the history and the genealogy of the continents, with the geography, cosmography, topography, heraldry, and ethnography. The text is from Nicolas Gueudeville, a French geographer. Henri Chatelain represents the golden age of French cartography.
67 x 56 cm / 26,3 x 22 inches. 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.