Title of the map. GOUVERNEMENT GENERAL DE BRETAGNE ou se trouve LA GENERALITE DE NANTES Par N. Rare antique copper engraved. Of Brittany, in western France, by Nicolas DE FER, XVIIIe century. The map is engraved by P. His earliest wellknown map of the canal de Languedoc, realised in 1669. 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 : 26,2 x 38,5 cm / 10,2 x 14,9 inches. Condition : very good condition, in colors. A Paris, Chez l’Auteur dans l’Isle du Palais a la Sphère Royale avec Privilege du Roy 1705. 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. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “efi6″ and is located in this country: FR. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Printing Technique: Copper Plate
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
- Year: 1705
- Date Range: 1700-1799
- Country/Region: France