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Auction 188, Lot 368

"Episcopatus Dunelmensis Vulgo the Bishoprike of Durham", Jansson, Jan

Subject: Northern England

Period: 1646 (circa)

Publication: Novus Atlas

Color: Hand Color

20 x 16 inches
50.8 x 40.6 cm
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This fine decorative map of Durham shows cities, fortifications, hills, forests, parks, villages, castles, and more. The map is beautifully ornamented with the royal arms, ships, and a compass rose. The title cartouche at top right is flanked by two rustic men with shovels. Two putti and the Durham coat of arms decorate the distance scale cartouche at bottom right. Latin text on verso, published between 1646-59.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #5370:1.

Condition: A

An attractive example with a centerfold separation in the bottom blank margin that has been closed on verso with archival tape.

Estimate: $300 - $375

Sold for: $150

Closed on 6/22/2022