"Gouvernement de l'Isle de France", Jansson, Jan
Subject: Northern France, Paris
Period: 1631 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
19.8 x 14.8 inches
50.3 x 37.6 cm
This handsome map of northern France is roughly centered on Paris and extends to Beauce (west) and Picardy (east). It is filled with numerous towns and villages, rivers, and forests. Adorned by decorative strapwork title and distance scale cartouches. North is oriented to the upper right. Blank verso.
References: Van der Krogt (Vol I) #4300:1B.
Contemporary color with some faint scattered foxing and an archivally repaired centerfold separation that extends 3.5" into the image at bottom.