Auction 122, Lot 510

"Comitatus Namurci", Colom, Arnold

Subject: Belgium, Namur

Period: 1660 (circa)

Publication: De Vyerighe Colom Klaer Vertoonende in Vyftich Onderscheydene …

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8.5 x 9 inches
21.6 x 22.9 cm

Charming little map of Namur and the surrounding region from Colom's only land atlas. Jacob Aertsz Colom started 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. The map is adorned with an expressive, figural cartouche.

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Condition: A

Nice impression and attractive color. The map is fine, while the margins have some irregular toning and some chips on the right corners, well away from the image.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $80

Closed on 12/5/2007

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