Auction 119, Lot 522

"Diocesis Leodiensis Accurata Tabula", Colom, Jacob Aertz

Subject: Netherlands

Period: 1660 (published)

Publication: De Vyerighe Colom Klaer Vertoonende in Vyftich Onderscheydene …

Color: Hand Color

9.6 x 6.4 inches
24.4 x 16.3 cm

Delicately engraved small map of the Moselle River valley centered roughly on Liege, also showing the cities of Maastricht, Hasselt, Peer and many more as well as good detail of topography and roads. 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.


Condition: B+

Nearly fine with a few uneven spots of toning. The margins are a little narrow on the right, and the right lower corner margin is clipped.

Estimate: $110 - $150


Closed on 5/9/2007