Impressive and very rare plan of Namur by Covens & Mortier. This city plan is engraved by F. De Bakker and published 1746 in Amsterdam. With extensive legend describing buildings and places as well as military objects.
On heavy paper, strong and clear impression. Perfect conditions.
Pieter und David Mortier were booksellers in Paris and have published a wide range of geographical works. After Pieter's death, his widow continued the business until their son Cornelius took over. Cornelius started a partnership with his brother-in-law Johannes Covens and established the famous publishing house Covens and Mortier in Amsterdam. They have re-issued Atlases of Sanson, de l'Isle, Visscher and de Wit.
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Covens and Mortier: Plan du Siége de la Ville et du Château de Namur.
Antique map of Namur. Printed in Amsterdam by Covens & Mortier in 1746.
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