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Auction 92, Lot 265

"Description Frisiae Liberae inter Kinnemum et Amisiam", Alting, Mensone

Subject: Netherlands

Period: 1718 (circa)

Publication: Descriptio Frisae

Color: Hand Color

16.5 x 12.5 inches
41.9 x 31.8 cm

A very uncommon map of north Holland in ancient times. Amsterdam and Groningen are both named. The topography is dominated by forests and swamps. The map is beautifully engraved with a large cartouche featuring warriors and dragons.


Condition: A+

Lovely later color.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $300

Closed on 9/13/2000