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Covens & Mortier: Cercle d'Autriche

Map: SWAS1496
 
Cartographer: Covens & Mortier
Title: Cercle d'Autriche
Date: c. 1730
Published: Amsterdam
Width: 12 inches / 31 cm
Height: 9 inches / 23 cm
Map ref: SWAS1496
Description:
Charming map of the Archduchy of Austria, which included parts of Italy, Slovenia, Germany, and Czechia. Based on a map first issued by Pieter van der Aa in 1713, but here republished in Amsterdam by the firm of Covens & Mortier.

The map is decorated with a title cartouche featuring a panoramic view, possibly of Vienna, below a portrait of the Austrian Hapsburg Holy Roman Emperor Charles IV (1685-1740).

Original hand colour. [SWAS1496]