Auction 99, Lot 367

"Flandriae Pars Occidentalis", Hondius, Henricus

Subject: Belgium and France

Period: 1635 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.1 x 15 inches
48.5 x 38.1 cm

Copper engraved map of the coastline from Calais to Dunkirk to Nieuwpoort and inland to Armentiers. The map is fully engraved to show forests, roads and canals, and hundreds of tiny villages. Figures, farm implements and weaponry surround title cartouche and the sea is filled with a large fleet of sailing ships. French text on verso.

References:

Condition: B

Old color. Very minor toning with a few tiny foxing spots and a small old repair on bottom fold.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 6/12/2002

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