Auction 146, Lot 461

"Groningae et Omlandiae Dominium Vulgo de Pronvincie van Stadt en Lande...", Visscher, Nicolas

Subject: Northern Netherlands

Period: 1680 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.4 x 18.4 inches
56.9 x 46.7 cm

This detailed map of the northern Dutch region of Groningen extends to Emden. It is filled with meticulously engraved detail of the towns, roads, landmarks and topography. The scale of miles in the lower left is graced with coats of arms, allegorical figures and a putto bearing a lyre. The map is dedicated to D. Ludolpho Tjardae of Starkenburg.

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Condition: B+

Lovely original color that has been partially refreshed, light soiling, and faint damp stains that enter 1" to 2" into map at right and left.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Unsold

Closed on 9/4/2013

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