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Auction 102, Lot 335

"Pascaart Vant Canaal…Tabula Hydographica Freti seu Canalis…", Jansson, Jan

Subject: Britain

Period: 1647 (published)

Publication: Ioannis IanssonII Novus Atlas

Color: Hand Color

22 x 17.25 inches
55.9 x 43.8 cm

Elaborately engraved chart of the British Isles and English Channel. Filled with rhumb lines, compass roses and a very decorative cartouche with figures and dolphins. North oriented to the right.

References: Phillips (A) #5944-25; Van der Krogt (Atlantes) 0130:1.

Condition: C

Light scattered foxing. A few areas of small cracking from color oxidation, one tiny hole in ocean, easily repairable.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $300

Closed on 3/5/2003