Auction 98, Lot 291

"Batavorum Insulae et Continentis", Alting, Mensone

Subject: Netherlands

Period: 1725 (published)


Color: Black & White

16.6 x 12.5 inches
42.2 x 31.8 cm

A very detailed map of central Holland in ancient times. Shows the course of the Rhine, Waal and Maas Rivers to the North Sea. Extends to about Germany. Numerous place names, including Flenium, Caftellum & Ara, Lauri, and the regions of Taxandri, Batavorvm Con, Tinens, Batavorvm Insuvla. Beautifully engraved with two large cartouches with figures.


Condition: A

Crisp, dark impression with a few areas of light foxing, still very good.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $110

Closed on 3/6/2002