Auction 127, Lot 482

"Penbrochia Comitatus et Comitatus Caermaridunum", Jansson, Jan

Subject: Wales

Period: 1640 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20.5 x 15 inches
52.1 x 38.1 cm

Impressive map of Pembrokeshire and Carmarthenshire embellished with the Royal Arms, a garland of regional crests, and the feathered crown of the Prince of Wales. The map is beautifully engraved with rivers, mountains and forests pictorially represented and the sea is adorned with compass roses and sailing ships. The decorative title cartouche features animals, fish and putti. German text on verso.

References:

Condition: B+

Sharp impression and original color with some minor toning. The upper centerfold is separated in the blank margin.

Estimate: $400 - $475

Sold for: $300

Closed on 2/25/2009

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