Auction 89, Lot 178

"Tabula Bergarum ad Zoman Stenbergae. Ad Amussin Fecit Franciscus van Schoten",

Subject: Belgium

Period: 1640 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
21 x 9 inches
53.3 x 22.9 cm

Very unusual map on a large folio sheet. The map depicts the fortification of Bergen with armies converging on it from all directions, including cavalry, infantry and some in boats crossing a small lake. Two cartouches, one surrounded by weaponry, and an inset plan of the interior fortifications. German text on verso. Couple of marginal tears and printer's crease near fold.

References:

Condition: B

Estimate: $140 - $160

Sold for: $100

Closed on 12/8/1999

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