Auction 114, Lot 414

"Artois - Atrebatum Regionis Vera Descriptio", Guicciardini, Luigi

Subject: France

Period: 1612 (published)

Publication: Beschrijvinghe van alle de Nederlanden anderssins ghenoemt Neder-Duytslandt

Color: Hand Color

12.4 x 9.2 inches
31.5 x 23.4 cm

Finely engraved map of the region including the cities of Calais, Lille, Arras, and Estaples. Filled with information on the rivers, forests and even the tiniest villages and adorned with beautiful title and scale cartouches. Engraved by Johannes Doetichum.


Condition: A

Few light creases in map. Light damp stains in blank margins, well away from map.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $80

Closed on 3/1/2006