Auction 121, Lot 585

"Territorium Norimbergense", Blaeu, Willem

Subject: Germany

Period: 1662 (published)

Publication: Atlas Mayor, o Geographia Blaviana…

Color: Hand Color

18.5 x 14.4 inches
47 x 36.6 cm

Fabulous map is centered on Nuremberg with the surrounding countryside. The map is decorated with a large title cartouche surmounted by a trumpeting angel, a coat of arms and a smaller text cartouche. At the left is a large inset plan of the city with a key to the major buildings. Spanish text on verso.


Condition: A

This map has a lovely impression and great original color. There are a couple of small wormholes in the map that are only visible when held up to the light.

Estimate: $400 - $450


Closed on 9/26/2007