"Artesia Comitatus - Artois", Blaeu, Willem
Period: 1634 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
19 x 14.5 inches
48.3 x 36.8 cm
Fine map of the northern province of Artois on the border with Belgium. Fully engraved to illustrate forests, rivers, bridges, cities and villages. A fishing boat, sea monster and compass rose grace the sea and an elaborate title cartouche with the coat of arms completes the map. German text on verso.
References: Van der Krogt (Atlantes) #3300:2.
Lovely original color. Old repair on bottom fold not affecting map.