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Publisher: BEREY, N.
Title: Carte Generalle de toute les poste et traverse de France.
Published in: Paris, 1640
   
Size: 15.7 x 20.4 inches.
40.0 x 51.7 cm.
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In original colours.
Condition: Good impression. Map slightly age-toned. In very good condition.
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One of the first post route maps of France, radiating around a few major centers --- Paris, Lyon, Rouen, Toulouse, Bordeaux --- and decorated with figured borders. In top a panoramic view of Paris and two post horse carriages. On each side five city views. Roan, Lyon, Bordeaux, Marseille, Bourges, Tours, Angers, Poitiers, Orleans and Nantes.
Very decorative title cartouche in the upper right-hand corner, with the address "A Paris chez Nicolas Berey proche des Augustins" .
Reprinted and updated regularly until the Revolution based on annual lists of the relay station, it is a precious witness of the development of road network in the seventeenth and eighteenth siècles.
First published in 1632 by Melchior Tavernier and soon copied by Nicolas Berey (1610? -1665), but adding the town views.
The first map of the post roads of the kingdom of France was drawn by the royal geographer Nicolas Sanson (1600-1667). ¤




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