Chiquet’s Map of PolandSKU: 9079
Chiquet’s Map of Poland
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17 x 22.5 cm
Les estats de la Couronne de Pologne
Copper engraving, 17 x 22.5 cm, original hand colour in outline, light stain bottom right, blank verso. This map of the Crown of the Kingdom of Poland was published in Chiquet’s ‘Le nouveau et curieux atlas géographique et historique ...’.
Chiquet (1673-1721) was a relatively successful Parisian engraver, print- and map-seller. He published Antoine Menard’s ‘Le nouveau et curieux atlas’ in 1711, and reprinted it with Menard’s name burnished from the plate and replaced with his own and a new date, 1719, as here.