Map of Artois in northern France, with English channel to the left. Title at top left, shield at lower left. Matthaus Quad was a German cartographer based in Cologne, which, at the time was the centre for German cartography. This map is from his Fascilus Geographicus. It was printed by Johannes Bussemacher.
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Copper engraving. Uncoloured. Very good condition. Some rivers, placenames and forests have been highlighted in green and brown and ochre. Size: 29 20.5 cm. (11 8 inches).