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Govvernement de Caftres

This is a 1638 map of Caftres (Castres) in the Languedoc reigon (Tarn département in Midi-Pyrénées Region) of France. It depicts the area along the Agout river.

Some of the place names are:

Nicholas Tassin was an engraver out of Paris who specialized in small maps of this style. He was active from 1633 to 1655.

I do not have a publication for the date of 1638 for Tassin but do have a date of 1638 for a publication by Tavernier that Tassin (as well as others) contributed to. My ability to trace the source ends here.

My (limited) sources of information on Tassin: