1640 – M. Van Lochem – Carte de L’Europe
Title: “Carte de L’Europe”
Rare early 17th Century map of Europe by Michel Van Lochem, who at the time was the engraver and printer to the King of France. The map includes a number of ornate embellishments, including sea creatures, sailing ships and animal vignettes. The first edition of the map, pre-dating the reference to Cornelis Danckerts the Elder.
Cartographer: Michel Van Lochem
Technique: copper engraving
Good condition with striking old colors, brown paper, 13 cm old time restored split in middle right part, narrow margins.
This is a genuine antique map published in 1640 and not a modern copy or reprint!