Auction 97, Lot 326

"Landkaart van het thans genoemde Holland…", Loon, Jan van

Subject: Netherlands

Period: 1734 (published)


Color: Black & White

15 x 14.5 inches
38.1 x 36.8 cm

Map of present day Holland as its was in the early 5th century, inhabited by the Frisians, Saxens, Warners, British, English, Sclaves and the remainders of the Batavians, Salers, Zuades and Franks. It mainly covers today's Provinces of Utrecht, South Holland, Zeeland and adjacent areas. Includes the Maas and Rhein Rivers. The Zuyder Zee is still enclosed, the central area is named "Neder Saxenland." Distance scale in German miles at the bottom.


Condition: B

Bold, strong impression on a full sheet of thick hand laid paper with a wonderful watermark composed of a crown and fleur-de-lis. Ink offsetting. Spilt at top fold, just touching border with small area of tape residue from old repair over this split.

Estimate: $70 - $100

Sold for: $65

Closed on 12/5/2001