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Auction 114, Lot 421

"Utriusque Burgundiae, tum Ducatus tum Comitatus Descriptio", Jansson, Jan

Subject: France

Period: 1640 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

19.7 x 15.3 inches
50 x 38.9 cm
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A superb map of the Burgundy wine region in France. Finely engraved with minute detail and embellished with a bold title cartouche flanked by soldiers and coats of arms, and a strapwork distance scale cartouche. Beautiful old hand coloring in outline within the map, and full coloring in the title and distance scale cartouches.

References: Van der Krogt (Atlantes) 4860:1.

Condition: B

A couple spots and split at margins along centerfold, repaired on verso. Paper weakness on verso from removal of backstrap, not visible from map.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $100

Closed on 3/1/2006