"Thuringia Landgraviatus", Blaeu, (Family)
Period: 1635 (circa)
Publication: Le Theatre du Monde
Color: Hand Color
20.5 x 16.2 inches
52.1 x 41.1 cm
Attractive map of Thuringen based on Adolar Erich's important map of 1625. Roughly centered on Erfurt, it extends to include Mansfeld, Halle, Muhlhausen and Meiningen. Embellished with a fine title cartouche surrounded by cherubs, a coat-of-arms, and a dedication cartouche to Joachim a Wickevoort, signed by Johannes Blaeu. French text on verso.
References: Van der Krogt (Atlantes) #2120:2.1.
Lovely original color with uneven toning. Old repair on bottom fold.