1630s - France - Carte Generale de Picardie et Artois - Antique Map

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Item number: EUR2923
Genuine Antique Map


Maker: Tavernier/Mercator/Hondius/Janssonius

Antique uncolored map of part of France showing the provinces of Picardie and Artois, c. 1630s. This detailed map shows the cities of Amiens, Laon, Callais, Saint-Quentin, Lens, Bethune, and more. Shows an enormous amount of place names, small villages and towns, as well as topography pictorially with trees and several ships at sea. No mapmaker or engraver is identified on the map, but we believe this edition may have been published by Tavernier, who is known for publishing atlases with maps from a variety of mapmakers. Very good restored condition, map has been cleaned, deacidified, and lightly backed (thus repairing some small seam separations). Some minor signs of age remain, including mild stains. Measures approx. 14.5 x 20 inches to the neatline.

Item Number: EUR2923