Auction 112, Lot 475

"Thuringia Landgraviatus", Blaeu, (Family)

Subject: Germany

Period: 1644 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

20.5 x 16.2 inches
52.1 x 41.1 cm

Attractive map of Thuringen based on Adolar Erich's important map of 1625. Roughly centered on Erfurt, it extends to include Mansfeld, Halle, Muhlhausen and Meiningen. Embellished with a fine title cartouche surrounded by cherubs, a coat-of-arms, and a dedication cartouche to Joachim a Wickevoort, signed by Johannes and Cornelius Blaeu. Latin text on verso.


Condition: A

Minor foxing in blank margins.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $190

Closed on 9/28/2005