Interesting map of Africa engraved on copper by Glot. From the scarce “Atlas Portatif, contenant la Gographie Universelle Ancienne et Moderne” by Eustache Herisson published in Paris in 1809 at Desray.
A fashinating engraved map of Africa by J.B. Nolin here corrected by L- Denis with the last discoveries. Elaborate decorative cartouche. Side text in French. Published in Paris and dated second years after the French revolution. [cod.1093/15]
Scarce map of the harbour of Algeri on the Mediterranean. Engraved by van Loon. From Suitte des Forces de l’Europe ou Quatrime Partie de l’Introduction la Fortification by Nicolas De Fer published in Paris in 1695.
Nicolas de Fer held the title of Geographer at Louis XIV’s court. He was one of the most prolific publishers of plans of European cities in the late seventeenth century.