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Auction 108, Lot 420

"Waldeck Comitatus", Blaeu, Willem

Subject: Germany

Period: 1635 (circa)

Publication: Le Theatre du Monde

Color: Hand Color

19.5 x 15 inches
49.5 x 38.1 cm
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Handsome map of the region surrounding Waldeck in northern Hessen. The map is finely engraved to show rivers, forests, mountains, cites and villages. It is decorated with the coat of arms in the title cartouche and a distance scale with putti using surveying equipment. French text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Atlantes) #2460:2.

Condition: A

Lovely original color with mild overall toning.

Estimate: $325 - $400

Sold for: $300

Closed on 9/29/2004