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Cartes particulieres de Flandres, depuis la Mer jusqu'au delà de la Meuse. Levées et dessinées tres-exactemen sur les Lieux

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MS. Maps Belgium b. 1

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'Cartes particulieres de Flandres, depuis la Mer jusqu'au delà de la Meuse. Levées et dessinées tres-exactemen sur les Lieux. Par le Sr Naudin, ingenieur.'

These comprise nineteen beautifully drawn and coloured maps of Flanders (from Gravelines and Ostende to Dinant, Liège and Maastricht, including Bruges, Ghent and Brussels to the north and Lille and Douay in the south), with an index-plan and a fine full-page illumination (a little injured) depicting the glories and horrors of war, and bearing the title given above.

Dates

  • Written probably in about 1710-1715 by Naudin

Extent

49 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • French

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Maps Belgium b. 1, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Maps Belgium b. 1

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18448

Abstract

'Cartes particulieres de Flandres, depuis la Mer jusqu'au delà de la Meuse. Levées et dessinées tres-exactemen sur les Lieux. Par le Sr Naudin, ingenieur', written probably in about A.D. 1710-1715.

Biographical / Historical

Jean-Baptiste Naudin "l'aîné" (fl. 1668-1743) was an engineer and cartographer.

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. V, no. 27788.

Custodial History

The volume was drawn and painted for James duke of Ormonde (died Nov. 16, 1745).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by James duke of Ormonde on his death-bed, but not received at the Library till Oct. 12, 1748.

Physical Facet

On paper, with one illumination, binding, red leather with gold ornament, contemporary, damaged

Dimensions

19 1/2 × 13 5/8 in.
Title
Cartes particulieres de Flandres, depuis la Mer jusqu'au delà de la Meuse. Levées et dessinées tres-exactemen sur les Lieux
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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