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Auction 167, Lot 284

"A Map of the County of Flanders by William de l'Isle", Senex, John

Subject: Belgium

Period: 1720 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

24.1 x 19.3 inches
61.2 x 49 cm

This detailed map of Flanders shows fortified cities, roads, forests and even the tiniest of villages. The map combines the work of two of the leading cartographers of the 18th century. Originally draw by Guillaume Delisle and published in France with the title, Carte du Comte de Flandre, this is an English edition published by John Senex. Senex produced books maps, globes, navigational instruments and worked in partnership with a number of other prominent cartographers.

References: cf. Shirley (BL Atlases) T.SEN-1d #12.

Condition: B+

Contemporary color in the map with later color in the cartouche, a few faint spots, and light toning mostly visible on verso.

Estimate: $200 - $230


Closed on 3/28/2018