Nr. 864: Carte de la Mer Baltique

Chart in original colour

“Carte de la Mer Baltique Contenant les Bancs, Isles et Costes Comprises entre l’Isle de Zelande et l’Extremité du Golfe de Finlande”. The Baltic Sea with an inset “Carte de la Rade de Dantzik”. Engraved chart, printed from 2 plates on 2 sheets joined, in full original wash colour from Le Neptune Francois, Pieter Mortier, Amsterdam 1693. (PM) 60,5 x 90 cm.

Koeman M. Mor 1, map 2. Only state. Despite the addition “Levée et Gravée par Ordre du Roy à Paris 1693”to the title of the map the map was printed in Amsterdam. - Full impression of the plate on strong Dutch laid paper with original margins at all sides, bottom margin narrow. Full original wash colour. Slight offsetting of green coloured areas to the opposite side of the map. But no breaking through of outlines or of areas coloured in Green! – A very well preserved copy. Examples in full original colour are scarce, whereas copies in outline colour can frequently be found.
€ 1.200

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