Catalog Archive
Auction 115, Lot 382

"Episcopatus Dunelmensis Vulgo the Bishoprike of Durham", Jansson, Jan

Subject: England

Period: 1659 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

20 x 16 inches
50.8 x 40.6 cm

Fine decorative map of Durham showing cities, fortifications, hills, forests, parks, villages, castles, etc. The map is beautifully ornamented with the royal arms, ships, a compass rose, and figurative title and scales cartouches. Latin text on verso.


Condition: A

Very fine later color. Near fine with a couple of unobtrusive printer's ink smudges. Split on bottom fold in blank margin closed with archival tape.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $220

Closed on 6/21/2006