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Auction 104, Lot 453

"Episcopatus Hildesiensis Descriptio Novissima", Blaeu, Willem

Subject: Germany

Period: 1635 (circa)

Publication: Theatrum

Color: Hand Color

19.5 x 16.2 inches
49.5 x 41.1 cm
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Decorative map of Hildesheim fully engraved to show the forests, mountains, rivers and towns with numerous heralds throughout the map. Further embellished with a large coat of arms and title cartouche. French text on verso.


Condition: B

Lovely original color. Toned with damp stains intruding into map at sides.

Estimate: $300 - $350


Closed on 9/10/2003