Auction 121, Lot 592

"Ducatus Luneburgensis adiacentiumq Regionum Delineatio", Blaeu, Willem

Subject: Germany

Period: 1662 (published)

Publication: Atlas Mayor, o Geographia Blaviana…

Color: Hand Color

19.3 x 14.6 inches
49 x 37.1 cm

Superb map of the Lüneburg Heath and vicinity includes Hamburg, Lüneburg, Bremen, Hannover and Magdeburg. Beautifully engraved to show topography and cities, it is also embellished with two cartouches. The map was based on the work of the 16th century German cartographer Johann Mellinger. Spanish text on verso.


Condition: B

Attractive original color and a nice impression. The centerfold has a couple of minor worm tracks, closed on verso with archival tape.

Estimate: $275 - $325


Closed on 9/26/2007