Auction 150, Lot 452

"Typus Frisiae Orientalis. Auctore Vbbone Emmio", Hondius/Jansson

Subject: Netherlands

Period: 1633 (published)

Publication: Gerardi Mercatoris et I. Hondii Atlas

Color: Hand Color

19.5 x 15 inches
49.5 x 38.1 cm

Beautiful map of East Frisia and its important shipping center of Emden and the Watten Islands, from the cartography of Ubbo Emmius, a local cartographer and historian (1547-1625). An inset shows the region inundated by the great flood on Christmas Day, 1277. Finely adorned with cartouches, animals, Neptune, ships, surveyors, a compass rose and two elaborate coats of arms. French text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol I) #2310:1.1.

Condition: A

Original color on watermarked paper with one short centerfold separation confined to the bottom blank margin and a remnant of cello tape on verso, well away from the map image.

Estimate: $300 - $375

Sold for: $240

Closed on 9/17/2014