Auction 112, Lot 475

"Thuringia Landgraviatus", Blaeu, (Family)

Subject: Germany

Period: 1644 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
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.

References:

Condition: A

Minor foxing in blank margins.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $190

Closed on 9/28/2005

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