Fine old color example of Pierre Mortier's 2 sheet map of Austria, published in Amsterdam.
The map is colored by Duches, showing towns, rivers, mountains and other features.
Includes two elegantly colored cartouches, and two scales of miles.
Pierre, or Pieter, Mortier (1661-1711) was a Dutch engraver, son of a French refugee. He was born in Leiden. In 1690 he was granted a privilege to publish French maps in Dutch lands. In 1693 he released the first and accompanying volume of the Neptune Francois. The third followed in 1700. His son, Cornelis (1699-1783), would partner with Johannes Covens I, creating one of the most important map publishing companies of the eighteenth century.