Auction 125, Lot 552

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

Subject: France

Period: 1645 (circa)

Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20.3 x 15 inches
51.6 x 38.1 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. Latin text on verso.

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Condition: A+

Fine impression and color with wide, clean original margins.

Estimate: $250 - $325

Sold for: $250

Closed on 9/24/2008

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