Aurelianensis Praefectura Generalis ...

Gerard Valk (*1651 - 1726)
Old coloured map of France. Printed in Amsterdam by G. Valk circa 1720.

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Very detailed, antique map of the regions Pays de la Loire in the west of France by G. Valk. On the left the Atlantic coast from Saint-Nazaire to the Île d'Oléron. With Nantes, Tours, Blois to Orléans in the centre, in the northeast Troyes.


CartographerGerard Valk
TitleAurelianensis Praefectura Generalis ...
Publisher, YearG. Valk, Amsterdam, circa 1720
Plate Size49.2 x 59.5 cm (19.4 x 23.4 inches)
Sheet Size52.8 x 62.0 cm (20.8 x 24.4 inches)


In lower left margin browned and backed. A brown spot to the lower left. Good condition.


Gerard Valck and his son Leonard were dutch engravers, globe makers and publishers active in Amsterdam at end of the 17th century. They had a close relation to the Schenk family, since Pieter Schenk married Valk's sister in 1687.

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Gerard Valk: Aurelianensis Praefectura Generalis ....
Old coloured map of France. Printed in Amsterdam by G. Valk circa 1720.

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