Auction 107, Lot 350

"Limburg", Anon.

Subject: Belgium

Period: 1656 (circa)


Color: Black & White

14.2 x 10.6 inches
36.1 x 26.9 cm

Fully engraved and detailed plan of Limburg and vicinity depicted during one of many a battles during the Eighty Years' War. The walled city is perched on a hill and shows individual buildings, towers and battlements. Attacking forces are shown across the river. A legend locates 8 buildings in the city. Decorative cartouche features two soldiers with spear and musket. View of a battle in lower portion of map.


Condition: B

Dark impression on hand-laid paper. Two tiny worm areas nearly invisible unless held to light.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $90

Closed on 6/9/2004