"Utriusque Burgundiae, tum Ducatus tum Comitatus Descriptio", Jansson, Jan
Period: 1640 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
19.7 x 15.3 inches
50 x 38.9 cm
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.
A couple spots and split at margins along centerfold, repaired on verso. Paper weakness on verso from removal of backstrap, not visible from map.