Auction 109, Lot 463

"Alsatia Landgraviatus, cum Suntgoia et Brisgoia", Blaeu, Willem

Subject: Germany and France

Period: 1644 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
31.5 x 15.5 inches
80 x 39.4 cm

Large map of Alsace based on the work of Gerard Mercator, with north oriented to the right. It covers the region including the Rhine from Granville to Sarburg in the north and from Basel to Landaw in the south. Decorated with an elaborate title cartouche and two scales of miles. Latin text on verso. Two sheets joined, as issued.

References:

Condition: A

Professional and now invisible repair of a 5" tear near horizontal distance scale cartouche.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Unsold

Closed on 12/1/2004

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