Jan Jansson, 1647, Rare Map Bourgogne, France 17th Cent
Jan Jansson, 1647, Rare Map Bourgogne, France 17th Cent

Map of Bourgogne France. Comte be Bresse, Pays de Bvge Valromey et Gex, &c. This copperplate engraving was published 1647, and depicts the region of. One of the 26 regions of. The decorative title cartouche, upper right, shows two costumed gentlemen while the scale portion of the map, lower left, depicts two men and two oxen pulling a cart. The text in Spanish is on the reverse side. Jan Jansson was one of the most brilliant cartographers of the 17. Century who lived and worked in. He was a co-worker of cartographer Jodocus Hondius and later became his successor when he married Hondius daughter. His first maps were produced in 1616 and under Janssons leadership, the Hondius Atlas was enlarged and given the name of Atlas Novus. Over size is approximately 21 7/8 x 18 ¼. Originally published uncolored, someone added hand coloring which enhances the beauty of this map. The paper has overall normal age toning and there are some minor tears on the lower half of the map and the vertical centerfold crease has been mended. This rare map is of museum quality and would be even more beautiful when framed. About the Print Dealer. This item is from the inventory of a second generation antique print dealer who literally grew up in the business. All items offered for sale are original! Track Page Views With. Auctiva’s FREE Counter. The item “Jan Jansson, 1647, Rare Map Bourgogne, France 17th Cent” is in sale since Sunday, May 3, 2015. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “antique_print_collection” and is located in Dallas, Texas. This item can be shipped worldwide.
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