Erbach County Germany 1644 Jansson van der Keere fine antique hand color mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Issued 1644, Amsterdam by Jansson/ Janssonius family
Engraved by Pieter van der Keere
Fine and uncommon old color map of Erbach County, Germany. With original hand color. French Text on verso (NNNN)
Fine decorative appeal, large strapwork & vegetation cartouche at bottom right, compass rose at top right, imprint cartouche lower left, large coat of arms top left corner. Heidelberg at bottom left, Rhine river running down left side, Main river running down right side.
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[note: we grade conservatively and always seek to disclose any noteworthy flaws.].
Map remains well preserved. Some light age wear or surface spotting/ soiling which is visible within the scan, wide blank margins age toned and spotted, nice overall visual appeal.
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 3/8" W.
Printed area measures c. 13 7/8" 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