Auction 93, Lot 235

"Descriptio Frisiae Liberae inter Kinnemum et Amisiam…", Alting, Mensone

Subject: Netherlands

Period: 1620 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

16.5 x 12.5 inches
41.9 x 31.8 cm

Unusual map of ancient Holland covering the northern provinces of North Holland, Friesland and Groningen, The "Zuther Zee" is still enclosed and a great portion of the country is covered with swamps and forests. Several settlements are named and major rivers are shown. The pictorial title cartouche is decorated with warriors and dragons.


Condition: A

Light foxing and two small tears in margins.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $210

Closed on 12/6/2000