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Auction 101, Lot 320

"Zelandicarum Insularum Exactissima et Nova Descriptio Auctore D. Iacobo A Daventria", Ortelius, Abraham

Subject: Netherlands

Period: 1603 (published)


Color: Hand Color

18 x 13 inches
45.7 x 33 cm
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Fully and beautifully engraved with a large ship under full sail, Neptune with trident riding a sea monster, and large title cartouche. Blank verso. Second state. Very nice example of this most attractive map.

References: Koeman 18, Van den Broecke #78.

Condition: A

Dark impression and excellent coloring with good margins. Small hole, expertly repaired and reinforced on verso. Manuscript on verso.

Estimate: $500 - $600

Sold for: $550

Closed on 12/4/2002