Catalog Archive
Auction 109, Lot 465

"Comitatus Bentheim, et Steinfurt", Blaeu, Willem

Subject: Germany

Period: 1644 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

19.5 x 14.7 inches
49.5 x 37.3 cm

A fine map of the districts of Bentheim and Steinfurt in Lower Saxony. Finely engraved to illustrate rivers, roads, mountains, forests, cities and towns. The title cartouche is ornamented with two coats of arms and the map is further embellished with a figure, a decorative key and six small heralds, three of which are blank. Latin text on verso.


Condition: A

Faint foxing at paper edges, well away from the map.

Estimate: $275 - $350


Closed on 12/1/2004