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Description

Verbiest's Map of Flanders

Rare map of Flanders, published by Peter Verbiest in Amsterdam.

The map includes City Views of Ghent, Brugge, Dunkirk, Ostend, Sluis, Grevlingen, Ryssel, Douay, Doornick, Aelst, and Hulst.

Along the side panels are costumed images Carte-a-Figures.  Lower left corner cartouche with comprehensive title, date and the name of Pieter Verbiest, the publisher. On both sides borders with costumed figures representing the attire of the regional people.  

Condition Description
Restoration along the top of the map, including reinstatement of upper margin and top titles of city views. Minor restoration along centerfold.
Reference
Schilder/Stopp, MCN VI, 60.3