Auction 119, Lot 506

"Rugia Insula ac Ducatus accuratissima descripta ab E. Lubino…", Blaeu, Willem

Subject: Germany

Period: 1662 (published)

Publication: Atlas Mayor, o Geographia Blaviana…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.7 x 15 inches
50 x 38.1 cm

Very detailed and attractive chart of the island of Rugen in the Baltic Sea. Many place names are located on this informative chart. It is ornamented with a decorative strapwork cartouche topped with a crest and lions, an elaborate compass rose and ships in the sea. The map is flanked with 30 named coats-of-arms and is a beautiful example of Blaeu's work. Spanish text on verso.

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Condition: A

A couple of spots of foxing, else fine with original color and wide original margins.

Estimate: $450 - $500

Unsold

Closed on 5/9/2007

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