Alsace Northern France South Germany Sundgau 1644 Jansson fine antique color mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Alsatia Superior cum Suntgoia et Brisgoia
(Northern France & Southern Germany)
Issued 1644, Amsterdam by Jansson/ Janssonius family
Fine and uncommon old map of Alsace, Sundgau & Breisgau. With original hand color. French Text on verso (RRRR)
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[note: we grade conservatively and always seek to disclose any noteworthy flaws.].
Map remains well preserved, 3" closed split along bottom centerfold which just enters a bit into the engraved area, thin minor printers crese running down to right of centerfold, otherwise clean. Some light age wear or surface spotting/ soiling which is visible within the scan, wide blank margins toned.
Paper and image remains overall clean & sound. Old maps & prints often display small minor repairs on the back, could have uneven blank margins, might have extraneous fold-lines or other small minor age flaws which do not detract from the visual appeal or value. Condition is carefully considered in arriving at our price.
Great antique map entirely worthy of hanging for display.
A depiction captured in a manner entirely unique to this era.
Sheet measures c. 19 3/8" H x 22 1/2" W.
Printed area measures c. 14 1/8" H x 18 1/2" W
Original fold line as issued.
Tooleys Dictionary of Mapmakers , v. 2, p. 428-30
Koeman, Atlantes Neerlandici, v. 2, pp.158-204