Antique maps of France. The history of the cartography of France goes back to the Middle Ages. The first antique map of France ever published was a woodcut map. Throughout the centuries, cartography techniques developed. Even Napoleon got involved in the publication of antique maps of France, but his primary goal was to pr...
Antique maps of France. The history of the cartography of France goes back to the Middle Ages. The first antique map of France ever published was a woodcut map. Throughout the centuries, cartography techniques developed. Even Napoleon got involved in the publication of antique maps of France, but his primary goal was to produce battlefield maps. Our antique maps of France reflect the great history of this country including antique maps of the French provinces, antique maps of the French coast, antique maps of the Kingdom of France and antique maps of French cities.
Antique print, titled: 'Nieuwe Kaart van de Opper en Neder Rhynse Kreits nevens het Hertogdom Lotharingen.' - Attractive detailed map showing the Rheinland and Lotharingen, Germany and France.
Antique print, titled: 'La France, divisée en ses quarante Gouvernemens Généraux.' - Attractive map of France by Brion de la Tour, published by Desnos. The decorative border was printed from a separate copper plate.
Antique print, titled: 'Nieuwe Kaart van Frankryk.' - Attractive detailed map showing France. Title in block-style cartouche with a simple compass rose.
Antique Map, titled: 'Tabula Aquitaniae complectens Gubernationem Guiennae et Vasconiae (…).' - Map of southwestern France, fully engraved with mountains, forests, roads and cities. Decorative borders surround the three insets: fortification plans of Bayonne and Blaye, and a fine vignette bird's-eye view of the city of Bordeaux. The map carries good...
Antique Map, titled: 'Tabula Geographica Campaniae (…).' - Detailed map of the Champagne region in France by J. B. Homann, covering the region Champagne-Ardenne with Reims, Troyes and Épernay. The map shows an allegoric cartouche as well as two city views; Reimes and Troyes.
Antique Map, titled: 'Novissima Totius Aureliani Generalitatis (…) - Nouvelle Carte du Gouvernement General et Militaire d'Orleans (…).' - Detailed map by Rizzi Zononi covering the vicinity of Orleans in nice detail with particular attention paid to road and canals with numerous towns and villages located. This map was published by Homann Heirs in 1762...
Antique Map, titled: 'Agri Parisiensis Tabula particularis, qua maxima Pars Insulae Franciae (…).' - Incredibly detailed map showing everything from tiny villages to forests, farmland, walled cities and more. Centered on Paris, the map extends to show these cities at the extremities - Ablis, Messe, Herissy, Senlies, and Mante. Details in Paris includes...
Antique print, titled: 'The Kingdom of France, describing the new limits according to the treaty of Paris. (1815)' - Large map of France.
Antique Map, titled: 'France in Provinces' - A map of France divided into provinces. A small inset map in the lower right shows the island Corsica.
Antique print, titled: 'Totius Lemovici et Confinium (..).' - A handsome and detailed map of Limousin/Limoges, prepared by the well-known engraver, Petrus Kaerius. With an insert view of Limoges at top right. Two strapwork cartouches and scale.
Antique print, titled: 'Mappa Geographica in qua Ducatus Lotharingiae et Barr (…).' - A very decorative map of the Lorraine region in France. Detail includes that of the towns, cities and topography. It has a title cartouche showing people hunting and making wine and cheese. The scale cartouche is topped with a putti making maps.
Antique print, titled: 'Exactissima Lotharingia tam Regis Gallorum quam Ducis.' - Striking map of Luxembourg and Northern France. Includes the cities of Toul, Nancy, Metz and Trier. Embellished with a handsome title cartouche.
Antique print, titled: 'Berga Sti Winoci.' - Bird's-eye view plan of Sint-Winoksbergen in France, with key to locations and coats of arms. Text in Dutch on verso.