"Belgii sive Germaniae Inferioris", Avelen, Jan van den
Subject: Low Countries
Period: 1700 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
7.9 x 6.2 inches
20.1 x 15.7 cm
This is an uncommon little map of Holland and Belgium based on Hondius' map of the Low Countries. The title cartouche is engraved onto a clamshell and is flanked by an allegorical woman and a lion.
There is light soiling, a spot of printer's ink residue near the center, and an archivally repaired centerfold separation that enters 1/2" into map at top. Remnants of hinge tape on verso.