Auction 121, Lot 587

"Oldenburg Comitatus", Blaeu, Willem

Subject: Germany

Period: 1662 (published)

Publication: Atlas Mayor, o Geographia Blaviana…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.5 x 14.8 inches
49.5 x 37.6 cm

Attractive map of the vicinity of Oldenburg and Bremen shows the Jadebusen and the estuary of the Weser. The topography and towns are beautifully detailed with nice representations of the forests and river system. The map is oriented with north to the right by a nice compass rose. It was engraved by Hamersveldt with two decorative cartouches. Spanish text on verso.

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Condition: B

Lovely impression and original color with a couple of spots of foxing in the map. There is a little abrasion on the centerfold and in the scale of miles cartouche.

Estimate: $275 - $325

Unsold

Closed on 9/26/2007

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