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France Reims Old town plan of Reims en Champagne Matthäus Merian 1655
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France Reims Old town plan of Reims en Champagne Matthäus Merian 1655

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Antique plan of Reims, France, original copperplate antique map full handcoloring and details of the fortifield town.

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France Reims, Old colored town plan of Reims en Champagne Matthäus Merian.1655

Title: Reims en Champagne.

Description: Antique plan of Reims, France, original copperplate antique map full handcoloring and details of the fortifield town.
This antique map was created by Matthaüs Merian,and is a well-known historical document among cartographers, historians, and enthusiasts of antique maps.
Matthaüs Merian was a prominent Swiss engraver who produced numerous maps and city views during the 17th century.

This antique plan is highly valued for its historical significance and artistic beauty.
It provides a detailed representation of the layout of Reims during the early 17th century, including its streets, buildings, fortifications, and surrounding landscape.
The map offers insights into the urban development, architecture, and geographical features of Reims during that period.

Matthäus Merian is known for his numerous maps and atlases, which were highly influential during his time.

Origin: The "Topographia Galliae" atlas an highly regarded among historians, cartographers, and enthusiasts of historical geography for its meticulous detail and artistic quality.
It remains an important resource for studying the history and topography of France during the 17th century.

This antique plan of Reims, France, created by Matthaüs Merian was published in "Topographia Galliae" (Topography of France) atlas.
The "Topographia Galliae" is a renowned work by Merian, comprising detailed engravings and maps depicting various regions and cities of France during the 17th century.
Topographia Galliae (1655–1661) created by engraver Matthäus Merian and writer Martin Zeiler, and published in Frankfurt. It describes cities and towns in 17th-century.

Size sheet: 14.75 x 12 inches. 38 x 31 cm. Image: 13 x 8 inches. 32.5 x 20.57 cm.
Condition Very Good / Exelent
• Paper: Bright and clean with no toning and no tears or creases.
• Image: Sharp engraved lines with no foxing or discoloration.
• Overall: An excellent example of an antique map with exceptional preservation.

The MAPandMAPs Team.