Auction 110, Lot 414

"Namurcum Comitatus", Jansson/Valck & Schenk

Subject: Belgium

Period: 1700 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20 x 16 inches
50.8 x 40.6 cm

Handsome map of the region surrounding the city of Namur based on the once secret map of Jacques Surhon (1555). Boldly decorated with a title cartouche featuring a coat of arms and four putti, an unusual compass flanked by a surveyor, and a large scale of miles cartouche.

References:

Condition: B

Fine impression and original color. Light damp stain at top. Repaired small hole in top blank margin.

Estimate: $180 - $240

Sold for: $65

Closed on 3/2/2005

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