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SOLD La Mayerie de Bolduc autrement dict Bois le Duc
Date: 1696 (1706)
Size: 15,4 x 21,3 cms
Publication: Atlas Portatif, ou le nouveau Theatre de la Guerre en Europe; Contenants les cartes geographiques, avec les plans des Villes & Forteresses les plus exposees aux revolutions presentes. Amsterdam, 1706
This detailed map of North Brabant is centred on the town of Hertogenbosch which means "the Duke's forest". The duke in question was Henry I, Duke of Brabant had a large estate at nearby Orthen for at least four centuries.
This engraving is taken from a plate from the 1696 edition of P van der Slart's 'Theatrum Belgii Foederati' with minor alterations. Slart's map was printed from the same plate of the 1635 ed. of 'Vyerighe Colom' by Jacob Aertsz Colom.