Auction 121, Lot 496

"Partie de la Flandre Occidentale", Colom, Jacob Aertz

Subject: France and Belgium

Period: 1660 (published)

Publication: De Vyerighe Colom Klaer Vertoonende in Vyftich Onderscheydene …

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8.5 x 6.2 inches
21.6 x 15.7 cm

This small map covers the border region between Belgium and France with the cities of Calais, Dunkerque, Omer, and Ypres. The map provides an excellent view of the landscape of fields, roads, canals, settlements and fortifications. 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

Minor defects in blank margins.

Estimate: $110 - $150

Unsold

Closed on 9/26/2007

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