''ARTOIS PICARDIE'' Paris: George Louis Le Rouge, c.1748. From ATLAS NOUVEAU PORTATIF… Engraved map with hand-coloring. (Image : 8 1/4 x 11’’). Excellent condition with centerfold as issued.
This detailed map depicts the historical regions of Artois & Picardy in northern France. Topographical features are shown, and major cities, towns, and water routes are identified.
Le Rouge (fl. 1740-80) was a military engineer who took up cartography producing many fine, attractive and accurate atlases, sea charts, military campaigns and plans of fortifications.