Auction 119, Lot 568

"Descriptio Veromanduorum… Vermandois [on sheet with] Gouvernement de la Cappelle…", Blaeu, Johannes

Subject: France

Period: 1645 (circa)

Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum

Color: Black & White

Size:
20 x 15.2 inches
50.8 x 38.6 cm

Two fine decorative maps within one border. The first centers on Saint Quentin with a lovely title cartouche and a scale of miles held by a Musketeer. The second map includes Marle, Leon, Vernins and is decorated with three cartouches. A fine example of Blaeu's work. German text on verso.

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Condition: A

Fine impression with very wide margins, and some light toning and offsetting. Damp stains in corners, well away from map.

Estimate: $180 - $240

Unsold

Closed on 5/9/2007

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