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Les Provinces des Pays-Bas Catholiques Ou a Most Exact Map of Flanders or Ye Austrian Netherlands &C.: It Comprehends All the Towns, Villages, Abbeys, Monasteries Throughout All These Provinces &C.

By H. Moll, Geographer
Map; Online
London : Sold by H. Moll over against Devereux Court between Temple Bar and St. Clements Church in ye Strand. I. Bowles Print and Map seller at the Black Horse in Cornhill & T. Bowles Print and mapseller next to ye Chapter house in S. Pauls Ch. yard. And John King at the Globe in the Poultry.
Variant Title
Most exact map of Flanders or ye Austrian Netherlands &c.
Cartographic Info
Scale [ca. 1:435,000].
1 map : col. ; 61 x 100 cm. on sheet 64 x 106 cm.
  • Relief shown pictorially and by soundings.
  • Prime meridians: London and Ferro Island.
  • Text just to the right of the title cartouche describes terms of a "treaty for settling the barrier in the Netherlands" which was signed at Antwerp in November 1715.
  • Insets: Plan du toutes sortes d'ouvrages dont on se sert dans les fortifications... = A plan of all manner of works used in fortification... -- Carte des Grand Chemins de Paris a Valenciene = A map of the roads from Paris to Valenciene -- La partie meridionale de Luxembourgh est continuée icy = The south part of Luxembourgh is continued here.
  • Some notes are in French and English.
  • Note at lower center explains that this map is based on a survey of the Spanish Netherlands published at Brussels by Mr. Fricz.
  • Towns color coded to show French, Dutch and Flemish possessions.
  • Dedication: To His Grace Iames Duke of Ormond, Captain General of Her Majesty's Forces &c. This map is humbly dedicated by your Lordship's most humble servant Herman Moll Geogr.
  • An earlier issue of the map, ca. 1914, has only the Moll imprint.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: "Flanders" written in brown ink on verso.
Cited in
Shirley, R. Maps in the atlases of the British Library, Vol. 1, T.Moll-4b, Map 22.
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G5990 1714 .M6 1730