Features Two Different Sizes of the Leo Belgicus, "De Bello Belgico [and] Novus XVII. Inferioris Germaniae Provinciarum [bound in] [2 Volumes] Famiani Stradae Romani e Societate Jesu de Bello Belgico...", Strada, Famiamo, S.J.
Subject: Title Pages, Low Countries Period: 1653-58 (published) Color: Black & White Size: 4.9 x 2.7 This lot contains two example of one of the most famous of all cartographic curiosities, the Leo Belgicus, in which the Low Countries were depicted in the form of a lion. This curious form of cartography is one of the high points in the Golden Age... more
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