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Auction 108, Lot 379

"Comitatuum Boloniae et Guines Descriptio", Blaeu, Willem

Subject: France

Period: 1640 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

19.7 x 15 inches
50 x 38.1 cm
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A decorative map of the coastline from Brique to Grevelinge including Calais and Boulonge. The map is oriented with north to the right by two lovely compass roses. Decorated with three finely engraved sailing boats, two coats of arms [one blank] and four cherubs.


Condition: B

Attractive old color. Centerfold separations closed with archival tape, else very good. Old dealer's paper label on verso.

Estimate: $325 - $375

Sold for: $180

Closed on 9/29/2004