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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
Format
Map; Online
Description
1 map : col. ; 61 x 100 cm. on sheet 64 x 106 cm.
Variant Title
Most exact map of Flanders or ye Austrian Netherlands &c.
Cartographic Info
Scale [ca. 1:435,000].
Published
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.
Language
English
Notes
  • 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