Netherlands Belgium Germania Inferior Low Countries 1683 Janssonius Avele mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Belgi Sive Germaine Inferioris.
(Belgica/ Belgium with Germany Inferior (Netherlands))
Issued c. 1683, Amsterdam, likely by Janssonius. Engraved by Joh. van den Avele.
Charming 17th century antique map. Engraved with beautiful full hand color.
Decorative title cartouche top right adds to the visual appeal.
Sheet remains well preserved, keeping in mind it is not modern or new, so minor flaws to paper unworthy of specific mention are sometimes to be expected. Clean, well-preserved example with a lovely visual appearance.
Original fold-lines as issued.
Sheet measures c. 8 1/4" x 11 1/4".
Printed area measures c. 6 1/4" x 8".
Koeman, Atlantees Neerlandici, v. II, pp. 158-204.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 1, p. 29.