Catalog Archive
Auction 115, Lot 453

"Lille", Guicciardini, Luigi

Subject: Belgium - Lille

Period: 1612 (published)

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

Color: Hand Color

12 x 9 inches
30.5 x 22.9 cm

Handsome bird's-eye plan of the town of Lille and the surrounding countryside is reduced from the map of Braun & Hogenberg. It is richly adorned with coats of arms, costumed people in the foreground and an elaborate cartouche containing a key to the plan.


Condition: A+

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $75

Closed on 6/21/2006