Auction 129, Lot 522

"Typus Frisiae Orientalis. Auctore Vbbone Emmio", Jansson, Jan

Subject: Netherlands

Period: 1630 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

19.5 x 15 inches
49.5 x 38.1 cm

Beautiful map of East Frisia and its important shipping center of Emden and the Watten Islands, from the cartography of Ubbo Emmius, a local cartographer and historian (1547-1625). An inset shows the region inundated by the great flood on Christmas Day, 1277. Finely adorned with cartouches, animals, Neptune, sea monsters, ships, surveyors, a compass rose and two elaborate coats of arms. English text on verso.


Condition: A

The centerfold has been professionally reinforced with Japanese tissue on verso.

Estimate: $325 - $400

Sold for: $375

Closed on 9/23/2009