"Le Gouvernement de l'Isle de France", Jansson, Jan
Period: 1656 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
20.2 x 16 inches
51.3 x 40.6 cm
Splendid map centered on Paris with minute detail of the vicinity. Richly embellished the royal arms, vignette of a surveyor with two putti, strapwork distance scale cartouche and a magnificent title cartouche flanked by a gentleman and gentlewoman and topped by a pair of angels supporting the coat of arms. Latin text on verso.
Very fine original color. Old, sound repair on lower centerfold, 1" into map.