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Auction 118, Lot 590

"La Fosse de S Marie appelle aussi Eugeniene", Colom, Jacob Aertz

Subject: Netherlands

Period: 1660 (published)

Publication: De Vyerighe Colom Klaer Vertoonende in Vyftich Onderscheydene …

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8.8 x 6.3 inches
22.4 x 16 cm

Detailed map of part of the country between the rivers Rhine and Meuse showing the important canal between Rheinberg in Germany and Venlo. It also presents a fine view of the roads and fortifications in the region. The map is decorated with a tribe of warring putti around the title cartouche. 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. This little map is from Colom's only land atlas.

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Condition: A

Map is fine. Margins have some light stains, one short tear and two clipped corners.

Estimate: $110 - $150

Sold for: $80

Closed on 3/6/2007

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