Auction 122, Lot 465

"Comitatus Nottinghamiensis; sive Nottingham Shire", Jansson, Jan

Subject: England

Period: 1650 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18.8 x 14.7 inches
47.8 x 37.3 cm

This decorative map of Nottinghamshire is filled with great detail of the county. It is richly embellished in each corner with figurative title and scales cartouches, as well as the coats of arms of the local noblemen and the royal arms. The fabled Sherwood Forest is noted near the center of the map. Latin text on verso.

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Condition: B

The map has a nice impression and original coloring. There is some offsetting and foxing, and a closed tear at the bottom of the map enters the cartouche about 2",

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $250

Closed on 12/5/2007

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