Lot 505 of 541:
Homann map of Flanders 1716  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$24
Estimate:
$10 - $100

Title:
Comitatus Flandriae in omnes ejusdem subjacentes Ditioes

Author:
Homann, Johann Baptiste

Place:
Nuremberg

Publisher:

Date:
1716-

Description:

Copper-engraved map, hand-colored; colored pictorial cartouche. 48.2x57.5 cm (19x22½").

Map or present Belgium with details of the coastline from Grevelingen to Zeeland at de Hont oste Westerschelde, south to below Douay, and east to Brussels. The map shows forests, roads and canals, hundreds of tiny villages and several fortified towns including Brussels and Antwerp. The very decorative cartouche displays putti, a soldier, coat of arms and more. There are two old ink notations in the Channel off the coast; additional ink notes on verso.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Some mostly marginal soiling; very good.


 
Item number:
271480a
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