Auction 93, Lot 240

"Secunda Pars Brabantiae cuius Urbs Primaria Bruxellae", Jansson

Subject: Belgium

Period: 1640 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20.5 x 16.2 inches
52.1 x 41.1 cm

A very fine copper engraved map of the region surrounding Brussels. The map is oriented with north to the right and includes the cities of Mechelen, Leuven and Ninove, as well as the surrounding forests, villages, roads and canals. Nicely decorated with title cartouche, coat of arms, scale of miles, compass rose and four pudgy cherubs.

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Condition: A

Faint foxing in margins, overall very crisp with lovely original color.

Estimate: $325 - $375

Sold for: $275

Closed on 12/6/2000

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