Very detailed, antique map of the regions Pas-de-Calais and Picardie in the north of France by G. Valk. On the left the Atlantic coast from Dunkerque, Calais, Boulogne-sur-Mer to Abbeville. In the northeast Ghent and Brussels, in the south to Tergnier and Laon.
A small worm trace backed in upper margin. Very 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: Praefectura Piccardiae, eaque Partita in Comitatus Guinensem ....
Old coloured map of the Picardie, Pas-de-Calais. Printed in Amsterdam by G. Valk circa 1720.
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