Auction 125, Lot 554

"Burgundiae Comitatus, Franche Comte", Jansson, Jan

Subject: France

Period: 1650 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.3 x 15 inches
49 x 38.1 cm

Handsome map of Franche-Comté of Burgundy with the bordering region of Switzerland including Geneva. The map is centered on the capital Besacon and is oriented with north to the right. It is filled with graphic illustrations of the rivers, mountains, forests, fortifications and cities. Embellished with strapwork title and scales cartouches.

References:

Condition: A+

Fine impression and original color. There is a minor abrasion in upper top margin, well away from the map.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/24/2008

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