France, Duinkerke, Belgium, Flanders, Netherlands; Henricus Hondius - Pascaert vande Custe van Vlaenderen, van Walcheren tot Cales en Boloigne in Vranckrijck, 1631. - 1621-1650

Description
France, Duinkerke, Belgium, Flanders, Netherlands; Henricus Hondius - Pascaert vande Custe van Vlaenderen, van Walcheren tot Cales en Boloigne in Vranckrijck, 1631. - 1621-1650
Large, old-coloured 17th century map near the coast of Duinkerken until Walcheren

Superbly decorated map of Duynckercke and its vicinity. Wonderful cartouches, ships, and sand banks. Nautical chart of the coast of Walcheren in Zeeland to Boulogne in France. With various cities like Middelburg, Vlissingen, Sluis, Bruges, Oostende, Nieuwpoort, Duinkerken, Grevelingen (Gravelines), Calais and Boulogne. Title in cartouche on the right.
Below the cartouche we find a magnificent view of the coast between Duinkerken and Grevelingen, with lots of ships in the sea and compass rose in the bottom right corner. On top there is an engraved city view on Duinkerken, and below the information that the map is based on the observations of ‘capiteijn Pieter Codde van Enchuysen’. Bottom right is a fine view of Calais. Thick paper, large margins, slightly tanned, and on verso strengthened with Japanese paper.

Lot details
Object
Map
Country (current geographical location)
France
Geographical specification
Duinkerke, Belgium, Flanders, Netherlands
Map maker/ publisher
Henricus Hondius
Map/ Book title
Pascaert vande Custe van Vlaenderen, van Walcheren tot Cales en Boloigne in Vranckrijck, 1631.
Period
1621-1650
Condition
Good
Technique
Copper engraving
Additional Information
Large, old-coloured 17th century map near the coast of Duinkerken until Walcheren
Size of the largest image
44×52 cm
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