GOUVERNEMENT GENERAL DE LANGUEDOC et partie de Celuy DE GUIENNE et GASCOGNE, ou se trouvent LES GENERALITEZ DE TOULOUSE DE MONPELIER, et de MONTAUBAN, par N. Of Languedoc, Guienne, Gascogne, in southern France, by Nicolas DE FER, 18th century. The map is engraved by P. It extends from Pau in west, Aurillac in north, the valley of Rhone in east, to Perpignan and Marseille in south.
His earliest wellknown map of the canal de Languedoc, realised in 1669. De Fer has created this plan 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 Ministry of the Navy and Colonies. Size with margins : 36,2 x 26,5 cm / 14,1 x 10,2 inches.
Condition : good condition, 2 very small renforts on the back, in colors. 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.
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