Auction 146, Lot 476

"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.


Condition: B+

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.

Estimate: $160 - $200


Closed on 9/4/2013