Carte et Plan de l'isle de Malthe et des villes et forts avec les nouvelles...

Nicolas de Fer (*1646 - 1720)
Coloured map of Valetta, Gozo. Printed in Paris by Guillaume Danet in 1723.

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Description

Very decorative and rare map of Malta with Gozo by Nicolas de Fer. Printed by Guillaume Danet in Paris in 1723 . Bottom right a small map of the harbour and fortification of La Valetta. Decorated with several naval battles and a compass rose. Enclosed by a decorative border. Top right a key with the principal places. The map was first published in the late 17th century by Sebastien de Beaulieu and Frederick de Wit.

Details

CartographerNicolas de Fer
TitleCarte et Plan de l'isle de Malthe et des villes et forts avec les nouvelles fortifications ainsy quelle sont apresent
Publisher, YearGuillaume Danet, Paris, 1723
Plate Size44.7 x 53.5 cm (17.6 x 21.1 inches)
Sheet Size48.6 x 57.4 cm (19.1 x 22.6 inches)

Condition

Printers crease to the lower left. Excellent condition on strong paper. Nice full colour.

Cartographer

Nicolas de Fer was born in 1646 and was an important French geographer and cartographer of the late 17th Century. He issued more than 600 separate maps and was appointed Geographer of the King. He died in 1720.

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Nicolas de Fer: Carte et Plan de l'isle de Malthe et des villes et forts avec les nouvelles fortifications ainsy quelle sont apresent.
Coloured map of Valetta, Gozo. Printed in Paris by Guillaume Danet in 1723.

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