BG-02862

Antique Map of Alkmaar by Tirion (c.1740)

  • Condition: Good, general age-related toning. Left margin extendend, please study image carefully.
  • Date: c.1740
  • Overall size: 26 x 19 cm.
  • Image size: 21 x 17 cm.
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.. Antique Map of Alkmaar by Tirion (c.1740)

Description: Antique map titled 'Alkmaar'. Old map of the city of Alkmaar, the Netherlands. This map originates from 'Hedendaagsche Historie of Tegenwoordige staat van alle volkeren' by I. Tirion. 

Artists and Engravers: Isaak Tirion, a Dutch publisher in Amsterdam, was born 1705. He produced serveral Atlases and Dutch town plans. He died in 1765. Tirion was born in Utrecht in 1705. He moved to Amsterdam in 1725 and set up shop on Damrak as a book publisher. Tirion quick rose in prominence by publishing pamphlets, historical works, and, most importantly, maps and atlases. He eventually relocated his printing house to the prestigious Kalverstraat.