This hand coloured print shows a map of Germany and adjacent countries stretching from northern France to Poland, and southwards to northern Italy and Croatia. Cartouche with text and soldier and military tents above.
Made by an anonymous engraver after van der Aa.
Medium: Etching / Engraving on Handlaid (verge) paper. Watermark: No.
Sheet size: 38 x 24.5 cm (14.96 x 9.65 inch). Image size: 30 x 22.5 cm. (11.81 x 8.86 inch).
Condition: good, given age. Brownish in edges. Fold as published. One corner been strenghened. Crease in corners. . General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
GERMANY-MAP-18TH CENTURY-EUROPE-SOLDIER | RB-A7-19
This attractive print was published In Leiden by Pieter van der Aa, Netherlands in ca. 1713-1714.
Biography engraver: Pieter van der AA (1659-1733) was from a family of booksellers and publishers in Leiden, who flourished during the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries. His work was well executed and highly regarded by his contemporaries. The maps themselves are easily recognised and distinguished by their attractive title cartouches, and for the precise cartographic detail they contain. .