1741 – Covens & Mortier – La Pologne
Title: “La Pologne Dressee sur ce qu’en ont donne Starovolsk, Beauplan, Hartnoch . . .”
Large map of Poland, Lithuania, Latvia,Belarus and part of Ukraine and Russia. The map is filled with detail and decorated with a title cartouche flanked by mythological figures. Latin title Tabula Regni Poloniae, Ducatus Lithuaniae &c. at top.
The map comes from a Dutch edition of De L’Isle’s atlas. It was published by Covens and Mortier, brothers-in-law who continued the firm established by Pierre Mortier.
Cartographer: Covens & Mortier (1721-1866)
Sheet size: 65 x 53,7 cm
Technique: copper engraving
Very good condition, original hand colouring on heavy paper.
This is a genuine antique map published in 1741 and not a modern copy or reprint!