Auction 107, Lot 359

"Descriptio Boloniae Pontieu Comit. S. Pauli", Jansson, Jan

Subject: France

Period: 1656 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20.5 x 15 inches
52.1 x 38.1 cm

Attractive map of the coast of Artois featuring the fortified cities of St. Valery-sur-Somme, Le Crotoy, Rue, Estaples, and Boulogne-sur-Mer and extending inland to include Arras and Lens. Two ships sail in the English Channel and the map is embellished with a compass rose and strapwork title and distance scale cartouches.

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Condition: A

Original color. Couple of short tears in blank margins, well away from map.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $120

Closed on 6/9/2004

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