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Auction 153, Lot 467

"Comitatus Lageniae / The Countie of Leinster", Jansson, Jan

Subject: Eastern Ireland

Period: 1637 (published)

Publication: Appendix Atlantis

Color: Hand Color

19.3 x 15.1 inches
49 x 38.4 cm

This finely engraved map of province of Leinster is oriented with north on the right. The topography is shown pictorially with great detail of the rivers, lakes and towns. A pair of sailing ships are shown offshore from Dublin and the map is embellished with two strapwork cartouches. Dutch text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #5910:1.

Condition: B+

A nice impression with attractive color, light scattered foxing, and minor toning. There are archivally repaired centerfold separations in top and bottom blank margins.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $180

Closed on 5/20/2015