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Auction 188, Lot 369

"Comitatus Nottinghamiensis; sive Nottingham Shire", Jansson, Jan

Subject: Central England

Period: 1650 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

18.9 x 14.8 inches
48 x 37.6 cm
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This uncommon and lavish map of Nottinghamshire is filled with great detail of the county. It is richly embellished in each corner with figurative title and scale cartouches featuring striking agrarian imagery, as well as the coats of arms of the local noblemen and the royal arms. The fabled Sherwood Forest is noted near the center of the map. Blank verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #5335:1.2.

Condition: A

A sharp impression with minor foxing that is mostly confined to the margins.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $180

Closed on 6/22/2022