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Auction 118, Lot 601

"Comitatus Flandriae in omnes ejusdem subjacentes Ditioes", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: Belgium

Period: 1716 (published)

Publication: Grossen Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.5 x 19 inches
57.2 x 48.3 cm

This large copper engraved map details the coastline from Grevelingen to Zeeland at de Hont oste Westerschelde, south to below Douay, and east to Brussels. Beautifully engraved and highly detailed, the map shows forests, roads and canals, hundreds of tiny villages and several fortified towns including Brussels and Antwerp. The very decorative cartouche displays putti, a soldier, coat of arms and more.

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Condition: A

Lovely, dark impression and fine coloring. Thick hand laid paper with watermark and original margins.

Estimate: $220 - $250

Sold for: $160

Closed on 3/6/2007

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