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Auction 191, Lot 505

"Pars Flandriae Orientalis; Franconatum, Insulam Cadsant Etc...", Hondius, Henricus

Subject: Western Belgium

Period: 1639 (circa)

Publication: Nouveau Theatre du Monde

Color: Hand Color

19.6 x 15.6 inches
49.8 x 39.6 cm
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This map focuses the area surrounding Bruges and Ghent and gives excellent detail of the roads, towns, forested areas, and river system. The largest cities are depicted as miniature bird's-eye plans to show the fortified city walls. Depth soundings, shoals, and ships fill the North Sea. French text on verso, published between 1639-49.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #3202:1A.1.

Condition: B+

A nice impression on a lightly toned sheet with light foxing and a few short edge tears that have been closed with hinge tape on verso.

Estimate: $190 - $220

Sold for: $120

Closed on 2/8/2023