Boulongne. 309 / Bolonia

  • Translation

Article ID EUF5084


Boulongne. 309 / Bolonia


Map showing the former Boulonnais in the Départements Pas-de-Calais in France with the towns of Boulogne, Calais, Montreuil, Andres, Guines, Saint-Omer and many more. Furthermore a scrollwork title cartouche and a sailing ship.


ca. 1620


Sparke (1588-1653)

Michael Sparke was a printerpublisher, writer, compiler-editor, and promoter of conservative Puritan political and religious views. The years before 1627 were years of preparation for Sparke, during which he acquired professional skills, built up his business, and began to write. The years between 1627 and 1640 were he formed a working alliance with William Prynne to devote himself to the political and and religious policies of the government of Charles I and Archbishop William Laud and Archbishop William, he got into great legal trouble over the controversial books he printed for Prynne and other notable Puritan figures. The years between 1627 and 1640 were those crowned with success for Sparke, the political and religious principles he had long supported gaining official recognition with his more influential ally Prynne.

Historical Description

Pas-de-Calais is one of the 83 departments created in 1790 during the French Revolution in application of the law of December 1789. It was created by merging Artois and parts of Picardy, the Boulonnais and part of the Ponthieu.

Place of Publication London
Dimensions (cm)13 x 20 cm
ConditionPerfect condition
Coloringoriginal colored
TechniqueCopper print


42.00 €

( A reproduction can be ordered individually on request. )