Auction 135, Lot 459

"Comitatus Lageniae - The Countie of Leinster", Jansson, Jan

Subject: Ireland

Period: 1642 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.4 x 15 inches
49.3 x 38.1 cm

This finely engraved map of province of Leinster is oriented with north on the right. The topography is shown pictorially with great detail of the rivers, lakes and towns. A pair of sailing ships are shown offshore from Dublin and the map is embellished with two strapwork cartouches. German text on verso.

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Condition: B+

Nice impression and original color with a bit of faint offsetting.

Estimate: $350 - $450

Sold for: $250

Closed on 2/16/2011

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