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Auction 115, Lot 423

"Belgii Pars Septentrionalis communi nomine Vulgo Hollandia nuncupata Continens Statem Potentissimae Batavorum Reipublicae…", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: Netherlands, New England and South East Asia

Period: 1705 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

22 x 19 inches
55.9 x 48.3 cm
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Finely engraved and beautiful map of Holland with two insets of the Dutch commercial empire in America and Southeast Asia. The first is of Niew Neederland, the Dutch colony in present-day New York, and includes a miniature view of New Amsterdam (New York City). The other is of the East Indies with a similar view of the Dutch trading capital of Batavia (Jakarta). Another inset in the opposite corner details the Maas River valley. The map is filled with great detail. Neptune, putti, and mermaids surround the large title cartouche.


Condition: B

Nice impression and original color. Light toning and repairs along centerfold.

Estimate: $600 - $700

Sold for: $450

Closed on 6/21/2006