1691 Coronelli Large Antique Map of The Liege Region of Belgium - Maastricht

Cartographer : Vincenzo Maria Coronelli

This large, fine, scarce & beautifully hand coloured original antique map of the Liege Region of Belgium - centering on the Meusa River and the cities of Liege, Maastricht, Namur & Tienen - was published by Vincenzo Maria Coronelli (1650-1718) in 1691.

Coronelli was one of the finest engravers & cartographers of any era, producing some of the most stunning work ever seen. This is evident in this beautiful map. He was a master craftsman with an eye for detail. You can feel the uncompromising accuracy & passion in his work when you study his maps & globes. (Ref: Shirley; Tooley; M&B)

General Description:
Paper thickness and quality: - Heavy and stable
Paper color: - white
Age of map color: - Early
Colors used: -  Green, yellow, pink, blue
General color appearance: -  Authentic
Paper size: - 27in x 19 1/2in (685mm x 495mm)
Plate size: - 24 1/2in x 19in (620mm x 485mm)  
Margins: - min. 1/2in (10mm)

Margins: - None
Plate area: - Light age toning along centerfold
Verso: - 3 small repairs along centerfold