Auction 123, Lot 470

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

Subject: England

Period: 1644 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18.7 x 14.7 inches
47.5 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 scale 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.

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Condition: B+

A nice impression on a sound sheet. The centerfold has been reinforced on the verso, and there are a few extraneaous creases.

Estimate: $350 - $450

Sold for: $250

Closed on 2/20/2008

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