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EUROPE, France, Beauce, Chartres; 'Belsia, Vulgo La Beausse' - Edward Wells Cartografisch Antiquariaat
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EUROPE - France, Beauce, Chartres; "Belsia, Vulgo La Beausse" - Willem Janszoon & Joan Blaeu 5764: France, Beauce, Chartres; "Belsia, Vulgo La Beausse", Willem Janszoon & Joan Blaeu, 1644

Technique: Copper engraving
Size in cm.: 38*50
Colouring: Old coloured
Condition: Fairly good. Fold as issued. Ample margins. Soiled in margins outside image. Few small tears on central fold. Verso: Latin text.
Price: € 190,00

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Large folio map oriented to the west of the region of Chartres, Orleans and Blois. Paris at bottom right. The cartouche depicts Ceres in a dragon-powered chariot and other agricultural imagery suggestive of the region's produce. A distance scale held aloft by two cherubs, and a ribbon-style banner with notes.

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