Auction 110, Lot 408

"Mechlinia Dominium et Aerschot Ducatus", Blaeu, (Family)

Subject: Belgium

Period: 1634-70 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Maior

Color: Hand Color

20.2 x 16 inches
51.3 x 40.6 cm

Fine decorative map of Belgium including the cities of Antwerp, Mechelen, Brussels, Leuven and Tienen, each shown with their fortifications. Three splendid cartouches with figures, putti and armorials all beautifully colored. German text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Atlantes) #3160:2

Condition: B

Lovely original color. Lightly toned with a bit of minor foxing. Soft crease near centerfold and old paper repair in bottom margin.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 3/2/2005