Auction 116, Lot 568

"Episcopatus Hildesiensis Descriptio Novissima", Blaeu, Willem

Subject: Germany

Period: 1635 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

19.8 x 16 inches
50.3 x 40.6 cm

Decorative map of Hildesheim fully engraved to show the forests, mountains, rivers and towns with numerous heralds throughout the map. Further embellished with a large coat of arms and title cartouche. Latin text on verso.


Condition: A

Old paper repair of bottom fold and a couple of spots, none affecting map.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/20/2006