Auction 119, Lot 529

"Namurcum", Guicciardini, Luigi

Subject: Belgium

Period: 1612 (circa)

Publication: Description de Touts les Pais-Bas

Color: Hand Color

12 x 9 inches
30.5 x 22.9 cm

A fine bird's-eye plan of the town of Namur at the confluence of the Sambre and Muese rivers. The view is rendered in the style popularized by Braun and Hogenberg with local figures in the foreground, strapwork title cartouches and coats of arms. Published by Blaeu.


Condition: A

Excellent impression with some minor marginal stains, not affecting map.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $120

Closed on 5/9/2007