Title of the map. GOUVERNEMENT GENERAL DE NORMANDIE Subdivisé en ses Trois Generalitez de Roüen de Caen et d’Alençon, Par N. De Fer Geographe de sa Majesté Catolique et de Monseigneur le Dauphin. ” A PARIS Chez l’Autheur dans l’Isle du Palais sur le Quay de l’Orloge a la Sphere Royale avec privilege du Roy”. Of Normandy, in France, by Nicolas DE FER, 18th century. With the isle of Wight and the Channel islands. His earliest wellknown map of the canal de Languedoc, realised in 1669. De Fer has created this plan when he was in service of the King of France Louis XIV. 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 : 27,2 x 39,2 cm / 10,6 x 15,3 inches. Condition : very good condition, old colors. 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