Maps, France, Region of Sedan, Luxembourg, Hondius
"Le Souverainete de Sedan et de Raucourt et la Prevoste de Doncheri"
Copper etching. Published by Jodocus junior and brother Heinrich Hondius. Amsterdam, 1632. Recent hand coloring. Verso: Text in French. This map was originally produced as a single sheet map. It was individually sold at Melchior. The plate was then usued for the Hondius atlas in 1632.
Highly decorative map with three Renaissance cartouches and a coat of arms of the city of Sedan and its surrounding. Rivers, mountains, forests are decoratively super elevated. On the right is part of Luxembourg.
“Copper engraving. General age toning. Repairs in lower margin on centerfold. Two tiny repairs on lower margin edge. Image: 37.5 x 50 cm (14.8 x 19.7")”