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HONDIUS, H. - Belgii sive Germaniae Inferioris accuratissima tabula.

HONDIUS, H. -  Belgii sive Germaniae Inferioris accuratissima tabula.
HONDIUS, H. - Belgii sive Germaniae Inferioris accuratissima tabula.
Date: Amsterdam, 1631
Size: 480 x 605 mm.
Colouring: Coloured
Condition: Laid down on another sheet of paper. The two lower left and right border illustration, cut out, but now professionally replaced by pen and ink. Good impression.

Description

Very rare and very decorative map with in the right and left borders costumed figures and town plans alternately. In top and bottom border town plans and views.
Separate publication. State (a) with blank verso.

Title in a shield, surrounded by the coat-of-arms of the XVII Provinces, in upper corner. In lower right corner imprint and bar scales.

Along the left border a cartouche with legend of symbols and number of towns and villages per province.
Decorative borders on top and bottom with city plans and views i.a. Leuven, Luxemburg, Ghent, Arras, Middelburg, Zutphen, Antwerp, Mechelen, Deventer, etc.
Each side border shows 4 town plans in circular frames with 3 costumed figures in upright oval frames.

This map, but without the figured borders is very well known from Hondius' atlases first printed in 1633.
Heijden, Eenheid oppapier, F-74.
2,000€
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  • Reference N°: 45528
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