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CITIES IN FLAND: & C.

Jacob van Meurs, 1619-1680, publisher.

[Amsterdam] : [Jacob van Meurs], [about 1660.]

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  • Title:
    CITIES IN FLAND: & C.
  • Author: Jacob van Meurs, 1619-1680, publisher.
  • Contributor: Charles II, King of England, 1630-1685, former owner.;
    George III, King of Great Britain, 1738-1820, former owner.;
    George IV, King of Great Britain, 1762-1830, donor.
  • Subjects: Netherlands -- Maps -- Early works to 1800; Netherlands -- Pictorial works -- Early works to 1800; Early maps; Pictorial works;
    Dewey: 912.49
  • Publication Details: [Amsterdam] : [Jacob van Meurs], [about 1660.]
  • Language: Dutch
  • Identifier: System number: 004896941
  • Notes: Dated in line with R. Shirley (page 162). The last map in a volume with a date of 1655. R. Shirley's provisional dating is based on that fact. Dated [1581-1793] in a previous catalogue.
    Includes 81 maps and views of towns in Flanders, Netherlands and Germany.
    Relief shown pictorially.
    Includes towns, fortifications, rivers and roads.
    Title from a spine binding.
    Titled 'Plans and Views of Towns in the Netherlands and adjacent Countries. 8vo oblong.' in the Catalogue of Maps, Prints, Drawings, etc., forming the geographical and topographical collection attached to the Library of his late Majesty King George the third, etc., London, 1829.
    Citation/references note: British Museum, Catalogue of Maps, Prints, Drawings, etc., forming the geographical and topographical collection attached to the Library of his late Majesty King George the third, etc., London, 1829
    Citation/references note: Shirley, R., Maps in the atlases of the British Library, volume 1, T.ANON-5a (page 162)
  • Physical Description: 1 volume ([81] leaves of plates) ; 16 x 20 cm; Scale not given
  • Copy Note: Ownership: Copy at 118.a.21. Part of King George III's Topographical Collection. Donated to the nation by George IV.
    Binding information: Copy at 118.a.21. Seventeenth-century brown calf binding, upper and lower covers with central gilt royal arms of Charles II and initials "GR III" bordered by a rectangle with emblems of Charles II at the corners; spine gilt with similar emblems in compartments.
  • Obsolete shelfmark: K.Top.102.20.
  • Shelfmark(s): General Reference Collection 118.a.21.
  • UIN: BLL01004896941

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