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Auction 189, Lot 443

"Champagne - Comitatus Campania", Jansson, Jan

Subject: Northern France

Period: 1645 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

19.5 x 14.7 inches
49.5 x 37.3 cm
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A great map detailing the famous Champagne region of France. Filled with hundreds of villages, forests, and rivers, the map locates the cities of Chalons, Reims, Vitry-le-Francois and Sainte Menehould. Finely engraved with minute detail and embellished with a bold title cartouche with two distance scales below and a coats of arms above. At lower left is a fine regional heraldic cartouche. Blank verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #4200:1A.2.

Condition: A

A crisp impression with full contemporary color on a bright sheet with wide margins. There are a few faint creases, as well as old paper repairs to a centerfold separation at bottom and a tear in the top margin. There are a few additional short tears and soiling along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $160 - $190

Sold for: $80

Closed on 9/14/2022