''DUCHE DE GUELDRES'' Paris: George Louis Le Rouge, c.1748. From ATLAS NOUVEAU PORTATIF… Engraved map with hand-coloring. (Ref: Phillips, #607).(Image : 10 7/8 x 8”). Excellent condition with centerfold as issued.
This detailed map depicts the historical region of Gelderland in the central region of the Netherlands. Boldly noted on the map is the city of Utrecht where, in 1713, the Treaty of Utrecht was signed, ending the War of the Spanish Succession. 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.