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|[an error occurred while processing this directive]|Author: [SPECHT, CASPAR]. Title: Historische en geographische tafel om te leren een kort begrip vande landen en staaten in Europa haar grootheyt, besitting en alles dat tot onderricht der liefhebbers van de landbeschryvinge dienen kan.Amsterdam, Cornelis Danckerts II, [ca. 1703-1705]. Engraved chart (47.5 x 57 cm) printed on a single sheet of paper (51.5 x 61 cm), partly hand-coloured, including several coats of arms, with an added title in German engraved just above the image.
Description: , . . Engraved chart listing several facts of different European countries, compiled by Caspar Specht (ca. 1654-1710). For Portugal, for example, it mentions its six provinces, acreage and income, that it has 3 dioceses, 13 bishops, 3 universities, 5 dukes, 30 counts, 7 margraves, and that the present king is Peter II (d. 1706). Similar notes are given for each country, including Spain, Denmark, England, Switzerland, Sweden, France, Russia, Prussia and even the Ottoman Empire. Also included are several coats of arms of major European orders of knighthood and of some leading royal and noble families.Margins thumbed and with a few small tears, title damaged with partial loss of text, otherwise in good condition.
Keywords: Genealogy, Heraldry & Flags, Charts & Maps, *HISTORY, *CARTOGRAPHY, GEOGRAPHY & TOPOGRAPHY
Price: EUR 250.00 = appr. US$ 271.71 Seller: A. Asher & Co. B.V.
- Book number: I9FCT8EEMGS1