Auction 124, Lot 444

"Carte des Provinces Unies des Pays Bas…", Delisle/Covens & Mortier

Subject: Low Countries

Period: 1740 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

24 x 18.5 inches
61 x 47 cm

DeIisle's attractive map of the Netherlands shows hundreds of towns, villages, churches, rivers, marshes and roads. A large uncolored title cartouche in the upper right names Cassini and Snellius as contributors to this edition, and is intricately adorned with mythological and allegorical figures. Published by Covens & Mortier. Dutch title is above the top border: Belgium Foederatum, ad usum Serenissimi Burgundiae Ducis.


Condition: B

A nice impression with original outline color on a sheet with some minor toning on the centerfold and some small, scattered stains. Still presents quite well.

Estimate: $180 - $230

Sold for: $110

Closed on 5/7/2008