Auction 121, Lot 497

"Comitatus Hanoniae", Peeters, Jacques

Subject: Belgium and France

Period: 1692 (published)

Publication: L'Atlas en Abrege, ou Nouvelle Description du Monde

Color: Hand Color

7.2 x 5.8 inches
18.3 x 14.7 cm

This small map describes the border region between France and Belgium and includes the fortified cities of Douai, Valenciennes, Mons, and Cambrai. The map is filled with minute detail with hundreds of tiny villages, forests, rivers and lakes. It is decorated with a pictorial cartouche featuring soldiers.


Condition: B

Small paper flaw at left resulting in a couple of tiny holes. Centerfold reinforced on verso, light damp stain.

Estimate: $110 - $140


Closed on 9/26/2007