Auction 119, Lot 520

"Baroniam Bredanam", Colom, Jacob Aertz

Subject: Netherlands

Period: 1660 (circa)

Publication: De Vyerighe Colom Klaer Vertoonende in Vyftich Onderscheydene …

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9 x 6.2 inches
22.9 x 15.7 cm

This is a very scarce little map detailing the environs of Breda in North Brabant from Colom's only land atlas. Jacob Aertsz Colom started 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.

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Condition: B

Nice, sharp impression with one small hole in the upper right. The margins are soiled with clipped corners, not affecting map.

Estimate: $130 - $160

Sold for: $110

Closed on 5/9/2007

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