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Auction 118, Lot 589

"Le Comte de Zutphen", Colom, Jacob Aertz

Subject: Netherlands

Period: 1660 (published)

Publication: De Vyerighe Colom Klaer Vertoonende in Vyftich Onderscheydene …

Color: Hand Color

8.8 x 6 inches
22.4 x 15.2 cm

This is a very scarce little map from Colom's only land atlas. It depicts the region including Deventer, Zutphen, Doesburg along the Issel River and much of the surrounding region. The map provides an excellent view of the landscape of fields, roads, canals, dykes and settlements. 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

Light soil in margins with corners clipped, well away from map.

Estimate: $110 - $150

Sold for: $80

Closed on 3/6/2007