'NETHERLANDS.' by Sydney Hall c.1828
A very attractive, finely engraved and rare early 19th century map of the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg which was published in Sydney Hall's A New General Atlas (London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown & Green; 1828-1830 [first edition]). This historically interesting map was issued shortly before the Belgian Revolution of 1830, which saw Belgium's secession from the Netherlands, and the 1839 Treaty of London which recognised Luxembourg's independence.
Sydney Hall (1788-1831) was one of the most recognised and prolific British map engravers at the time when Britain excelled in map making.
- This is an original copper engraving with fine original hand colour.
- Printed area is approximately 51cms by 41.3cms including imprint (folio).
- The map is in very good condition with excellent margins. There is a small printer's ink spot in the bottom left corner and some minor offset. Click on image for a better view.
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- Guaranteed to be over 180 years old.