Auction 110, Lot 398

"A New Map of the Netherlands, or Low Countries, Shewing their Principal Divisions, Cities , Towns, Rivers &c.", Wells, Edward

Subject: Netherlands

Period: 1710 (circa)


Color: Black & White

19 x 14.2 inches
48.3 x 36.1 cm

Fine map of the region with good detail throughout. Interesting inset of the coast of Holland in ancient times. Richly decorated with a large title cartouche featuring a large sailing ship and the coat of arms of the Duke of Gloucester, to whom the map is dedicated.


Condition: B

Good impression of hand laid paper with very wide margins. Remnants of hinging tape on back A couple of printer's creases near centerfold. Numerous short marginal tears, well away from map image.

Estimate: $120 - $160

Sold for: $90

Closed on 3/2/2005