Large, detailed antique map of Germany and surroundings after G. de l'Isle by Covens and Mortier. Shows parts of England and France in the west, Denmark in the north, Poland in the east and parts of Switzerland and Italy in the south.
Centrefold backed throughout, several ink stains and old underlining, small marginal tears backed.
The de L'Isle family was one of the most influential Geographers of the early 18th century in France. Claude de L'Isle, born 1644, had four sons, of which Guillaume was the most notable. Guillaume was born 1675 and became member of the Académie Royale des Sciences with the age of twenty-seven, and was honoured later with the title Premier Géographe du Roi. His largest project, the Atlas de Géographie, was published until 1774 in Paris and Amsterdam (Covens and Mortier). He died in 1726.
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Guillaume de l'Isle: L' Allemagne, Dressee sur les Observations de Tycho-Brahe, de Kepler, de Snellius / Nova Imperii Germanici ....
Old coloured map of Germany. Printed in Amsterdam by Covens & Mortier circa 1730.
Germany - de l'Isle, Guillaume - L' Allemagne, Dressee sur les Observations...