Scarce map of Europe by Van Lochem Who resided at Rue St Jacques a La Rose Blance Couronez!

This map is really the reissue of the Tavernier / Bertius map of Europe

Rare separately published map of Europe, published by Melchior Tavernier in Paris in 1627 but with Van Lochems imprint.

Tavernier's map of Europe is one of the earliest maps of the continent engraved in France. Melchior Tavernier was one of the leading Paris publishers of the early 17th Century. According to Burden, "this rare map is one of a set of the four known continents that Melchior Tavernier had engraved, with or without Petrus Bertius' permission is unclear." Burden identifies Cornelis Danckerts (the elder) as the engraverVan Lochem at the time was the at the time was the engraver and printer to the King of France.

Very decorative with naval battle vignette.

Excellent hand colour

Very good condition for this rare map.

code : M4383

Cartographer : ANON

Date : 1640 Paris

Size : 38*50 cms

availability : Available

Price : £875

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