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Auction 108, Lot 335

"Rugia Insula ac Ducatus accuratissima descripta ab E. Lubino…", Blaeu, Willem

Subject: Germany

Period: 1644 (published)

Publication: Novus Atlas

Color: Hand Color

19.7 x 15 inches
50 x 38.1 cm
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Very detailed and attractive chart of the island of Rugen in the Baltic Sea. Many place names are located on this very informative chart. Ornamented with a decorative strapwork cartouche topped with a crest and lions, an elaborate compass rose and ships in the sea. Sides of map flanked with 30 named heralds. A beautiful example of Blaeu's work. Latin text on verso.


Condition: A

Minor toning at paper edges.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $350

Closed on 9/29/2004