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The Mapping of North America

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An attractive map of Alsatia displaying a region of both modern day France and Germany. The River Rhine dissects the map beginning at Philipsburg in the north and extending upriver to Basel and beyond. It bears a beautifully engraved title cartouche, typical of the Dutch mastery of the day. The dating of maps by the Visscher family is difficult but bearing the privilege granted in 1677 we can estimate the date of issue at approximately 1690. An example of the second state with the addition of a reference grid. Koeman (1967-70) III pp. 150-84 no. 91*; Tooley (1999-2004).

Totius Alsatiae Novissima Tabula, qua simul Sundgovia, Brisigaia, Ortenavia, Marchionatus Badensis

Amsterdam, c.1690
570 x 465 mm., in early wash colour and in good condition.
Stock number: 10106
£ 150
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