Title of the map. CARTE De la Coste de la Rochelle a Brouaige et de l’Isle d’Oleron Observee par le Sr de Chattillon ingenieur du Roy. A Paris chez Melchior Tavernier graveur et imprimeur du Roy pour les Tailles douces. In the left side, a nice cartouche, and in inset, the map of the western coast of France with the southern coast of England. Tavernier is a French engraver and bookseller. His apprentice was Abraham Bosse. Melchior Tavernier was established with his brother Gabriel in Paris on the pont Marchant. In 1618, he is named engraver and printer in the king. In 1622, he moved to the Île de la Cité, where he first lived on Rue du Harlay and then, in 1627, he moved to the sign of the Épi d’or, opposite the quay of Mégisserie. At the end of 1628, he received an order for engraved plates for. Éloges et discours sur la triomphante Reception du Roy en sa ville de Paris, après la réduction de La Rochelle (1629). His business was bought in 1644 by the bookseller Pierre Mariette. Edition : Paris, chez Tavernier, 1627, 17th century. 54 x 41 cm / 21,2 x 16,1 inches. Very good condition, handed colored. We send maps by DHL. 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.
- Date Range: 1600-1699
- Printing Technique: Copper Plate
- Year: 1642
- Cartographer/Publisher: Melchior Tavernier
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
- Country/Region: France