Auction 110, Lot 407

"Flandriae Partes duae quarum altera Proprietaria, altera Imperialis vulgo dicitur", Blaeu, (Family)

Subject: Belgium

Period: 1634-70 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Maior

Color: Hand Color

20.4 x 16 inches
51.8 x 40.6 cm

Very attractive map of the region centered on Ghent. Fully engraved to show forests, lowlands, cities, villages, roads and even windmills. Richly embellished with a title cartouche incorporating two coats of arms, a dedication cartouche with another herald, a strapwork distance scale and a compass rose. German text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Atlantes) #3215:2

Condition: B

Lovely original color. Soft crease along centerfold and a couple of light spots.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 3/2/2005