Dediées A Monseigneur le Dauphin Par Son tres Himble et tres Obeissant Serviteur et Geographe De Fer.
Engraved titlepage. 225 x 335mm. Splits in upper and lower centrefold.
Titlepage from Nicolas de Fer's atlas of charts of the French coasts. de Fer (1646-1720) was a cartographer, engraver and publisher who issued altogether more than 600 separate maps, including atlases, sheet maps and large wall maps. He gained a great reputation in his lifetime and was appointed 'Geographer to the King' in 1690.
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