Catalog Archive
Auction 94, Lot 277

"Belgii Veteris Typus. Ex Conatibus Geographicis Abrahami Ortelij", Jansson

Subject: Belgium and The Netherlands

Period: 1642 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

19 x 15 inches
48.3 x 38.1 cm
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A fine map of this historic region with many ancient place names. The map is decorated with a fine title cartouche, a distance scale surrounded by cherubs, and three ships sailing in the North Sea, which is further embellished with a compass rose, sea monster and rhumb lines.


Condition: A

Attractive contemporary color.

Estimate: $325 - $375

Sold for: $210

Closed on 3/7/2001