Large impressive and rare plan of the fort Bourtange (Vestingdorp Bourtange) in Groningen by Covens & Mortier. With a decorative title cartouche, a figural decorated key and a compass rose.
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: Platte Grond van de Fortresse Bourtange ten Jare 1742 Nauwkeurig opgenomen. te Amsterdam By Covens en Mortier..
Antique map of the Fort Bourtange, Groningen. Printed in Amsterdam by Covens & Mortier in 1742.
Netherlands - Covens and Mortier - Platte Grond van de Fortresse Bourtange...