Auction 95, Lot 250

"Zeelandia Comitatus", Merian

Subject: Netherlands

Period: 1640 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13 x 10 inches
33 x 25.4 cm

Map of the Province of Zeeland, with its many islands and peninsulas. Major cities, small villages, and some of the natural features are named. Development over time has changed the topography considerably from the 17th century. In this map the Province of Zuid-Holland is to the north, Brabant to the right, and Belgium to the south. The North Sea has a nice compass rose, rhumb lines and numerous ships, two of them engaged in a battle. Title cartouche with a coat of arms.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $200 - $240

Sold for: $200

Closed on 6/13/2001

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