Auction 117, Lot 528

"Le Comte d'Artois avecq le Com. de S. Paul", Colom, Jacob Aertz

Subject: France

Period: 1660 (published)

Publication: De Vyerighe Colom Klaer Vertoonende in Vyftich Onderscheydene …

Color: Hand Color

8.5 x 6 inches
21.6 x 15.2 cm

This is a very scarce little map from Colom's only land atlas. It provides an excellent view of the coastal region south of Calais. The map extends inland to include Douai and Cambrai and presents considerable detail for its size. Jacob Aertsz Colom was the founder of the Colom publishing company. He founded the Navigation School in Amsterdam, and published a number of fine sea charts, coasting pilots and this small atlas of Belgium and The Netherlands.


Condition: A

Faint damp stains in blank margins.

Estimate: $90 - $120


Closed on 12/6/2006