Auction 107, Lot 349

"Flandriae Pars Occidentalis", Hondius, Henricus

Subject: Belgium and France

Period: 1630 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.1 x 15.1 inches
48.5 x 38.4 cm

Copper engraved map of the coastline from Calais to Dunkirk to Nieuwpoort and inland to Armentiers. The map is fully engraved to show forests, roads and canals, and hundreds of tiny villages. Figures, farm implements and weaponry surround title cartouche and the sea is filled with a large fleet of sailing ships.

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Condition: A

Expert repairs in blank margins and bottom fold.

Estimate: $220 - $275

Sold for: $190

Closed on 6/9/2004

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