Auction 137, Lot 547

"Flandria Gallica Continens Castellanias Insulensem Duacensem Orchianensem…", Hondius, Henricus

Subject: Low Countries & France

Period: 1630 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20 x 15.8 inches
50.8 x 40.1 cm

A lovely map of historic Flanders, fully engraved with rivers, villages, forests and walled cities. Includes the cities of Douai, Lille and Tournai, details the course of numerous rivers, and names hundreds of villages. The title cartouche is surrounded by a female figure and several cherubs holding the coats of arms of Lille (fleur-de-lis) and Flanders (black lion), among others. English text on verso.

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Condition: A

Professional tissue repairs on minor fold separations.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Unsold

Closed on 9/14/2011

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