Auction 93, Lot 239

"Flandriae Pars Occidentalis", Jansson, Jan

Subject: Belgium

Period: 1640 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.1 x 15 inches
48.5 x 38.1 cm

Copper engraved map of the coastline from Calais to Dunkirk to Nieuwpoort and inland to Armentiers. The map is fully engraved to show forests, roads and canals, and hundreds of tiny villages. Title cartouche is surrounded by figures, farm implements and weaponry and the sea is filled with a large fleet of sailing ships.

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Condition: A+

Attractive original color. Minor light foxing in margins, overall fine.

Estimate: $275 - $325

Sold for: $275

Closed on 12/6/2000

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