From the Bordeaux river to San Sebastian.
Original proof produced in 1693. Mortier Pierre and Romain de Hooghe publisher.
Very beautiful old colors with gold highlights.
Very good state.
Sheet size: 62 x 51 cm.
Engraving format: 60 x 48 cm.
Frame size: 79 x 67.5 cm.
One of the most beautiful map of the Bordeaux coast.
Published in the 17th century to illustrate the French Neptune, it is illuminated with cartouches illustrating Bordeaux and Royan with a map of Bayonne.
The card appeared in a special section of Neptune François by Pierre Mortier. For the engraving, Mortier recruited the most qualified artists - separately entitled Cartes Marines à l'Usage des Armées du Roy de la Grande Bretagne. The nine maps in this section, all engraved by Romeyn de Hooghe, are described by Koeman as the “marital type of cartography