Auction 117, Lot 544

"Burgundiae Comitatus Franche Comte", Jansson, Jan

Subject: France and Switzerland

Period: 1650 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.5 x 15 inches
49.5 x 38.1 cm

Handsome map of Franche-Comté of Burgundy with the bordering region of Switzerland including Geneva. The map is centered on the capital Besacon and is oriented with north to the right. It is filled with graphic illustrations of the rivers, mountains, forests, fortifications and cities. Embellished with strapwork title and scales cartouches. German text on verso.

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Condition: A

Attractive original color with damp stains in upper borders, just barely touching border.

Estimate: $190 - $240

Sold for: $140

Closed on 12/6/2006

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