Auction 121, Lot 591

"Mansfeldia Comitatus Auctore Tilemanno Stella Sig.", Blaeu, Willem

Subject: Germany

Period: 1662 (published)

Publication: Atlas Mayor, o Geographia Blaviana…

Color: Hand Color

19.5 x 15.9 inches
49.5 x 40.4 cm

Very detailed map centered on Mansfeld was prepared by Tilemano Stella, a German cartographer who made maps of Germany and the Holy Land. The detail includes graphic depictions of the mountains, rivers, marshes, forests and cities. The title cartouche is flanked by two cherubs dressed as knights - one of whom has just slain a dragon. The coat of arms is above the cartouche. Spanish text on verso.


Condition: A

Nice impression and delicate original color with minor foxing confined to the margins.

Estimate: $240 - $300


Closed on 9/26/2007