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EUROPE, France, Canal du Midi, Montpellier; 'Carte du canal royal de communication des mers en Languedoc' - Edward Wells Cartografisch Antiquariaat
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EUROPE - France, Canal du Midi, Montpellier; "Carte du canal royal de communication des mers en Languedoc" - Crisostomo Martinez, François Andréossy, Antonio Verrio 6318: France, Canal du Midi, Montpellier; "Carte du canal royal de communication des mers en Languedoc", Crisostomo Martinez, François Andréossy, Antonio Verrio, 1669

Technique: Copper engraving
Size in cm.: 77*49
Colouring: Uncoloured
Condition: Reasonable. Cut and mounted on modern linen. Right sheet only of a large wall map.
Price: € 1.250,00

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#New. Extremely rare and large map of a part of Southern France. Large and impressive etched allegorical representation with wind blowing putti above the map, drawn by the famous Italian Antiono Verrio, who was responsible for introducing Baroque mural painting into England and served the Crown over a thirty-year period. A large compass rose, sailing ships and a sloop in the Mediterranean. map drawn by the French engineer and cartographer François Andréossy, engraved by Crisostomo Martinez, a Valencian painter and engraver, known for his atlas of anatomy.

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