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Guide to Recueil Factice de Cartes et de Plans de Ville de l'Europe et Particulièrement de la France 1592-1660

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Descriptive Summary

Title:

Recueil Factice de Cartes et de Plans de Ville de l'Europe et Particulièrement de la France

Dates:

1592-1660

Manuscript Number:

Crerar Ms 253

Size:

1 volume

Repository:

Special Collections Research Center
University of Chicago Library
1100 East 57th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.

Abstract:

Manuscript study of the geographical, political, and administrative character of urban centers in various countries over several periods in history. Primarily French urban geography, but also includes much of Europe, the British Isles, and Africa. Primarily the work of Joannem Janssonium (Amsterdam, 1588-1665), Jean Boisseau (Paris, fl. 1637-1658), Nicolas Berey (Paris, 1606-1665), Jodocus Hondius [II?] (Amsterdam, 1594-1629), Jacques Honervogt, and Jean le Clerc (Paris, 1560-1621).

Information on Use

Access

The manuscript is open for research.

Citation

When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: Recueil Factice de Cartes et de Plans de Ville de l'Europe et Particulièrement de la France, Crerar Ms 253, Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library

Scope Note

Manuscript study of the geographical, political, and administrative character of urban centers in various countries over several periods in history. Primarily French urban geography, but also includes much of Europe, the British Isles, and Africa. Primarily the work of Joannem Janssonium (Amsterdam, 1588-1665), Jean Boisseau (Paris, fl. 1637-1658), Nicolas Berey (Paris, 1606-1665), Jodocus Hondius [II?] (Amsterdam, 1594-1629), Jacques Honervogt, and Jean le Clerc (Paris, 1560-1621).

Extensively illustrated with engraved maps, 1592-1644.

Some oversize plates, folded in.

Some pages are torn.

Probably the middle section of a larger text; front and back sections are missing.

One unsigned map copies an engraved plate featured in Willem Blaeu, Novus Atlas (Amsterdam, 1635).

Two index cards interleaved, in 20th-century hand: card 1, recto: "Senn, Mrs. Nicholas, 1555 N. Clark St.." (532 Dearborn, 1702 LaSalle, crossed out); verso: "Berey, Nicholas."

Card 2, recto: "Rheins, Louis J., Two Rivers, [xxx?], 2 pairs, Donor 1[?] 5021[?]; verso:"Secco, Fernando Alvares, Portugallia [1630?]."

Text in French.

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Subject Headings

INVENTORY

Crerar Ms 253