Roman Empire 1720 Henri Chatelain Very Large Antique Map 18th Century
NOUVELLE CARTE POUR SERVIR A L'HISTOIRE DE L'EMPIRE D'OCCIDENT DEPUIS LES PREMIERS EMPEREURS ROMAINS JUSQUES APRES LES SUCCESSEURS DE L'EMPEREUR THEODOSE AVEC DES TABLES ET DES REMARQUES TRES INSTRUCTIVES. Large antique copper engraved map. Of the western part of the Roman empire. With text panel all around. The map depicts the history of the region from the first Roman Emperor to Theodosius the Great in 395 AD. 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. 66 x 55 cm / 25,9 x 21,6 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.