Auction 126, Lot 552

"Palatinatus Bavariae", Blaeu, Willem

Subject: Germany

Period: 1640 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.5 x 14.5 inches
49.5 x 36.8 cm

Beautiful map of the Bavarian region including Forchheim, Furth im Wald, Straubing, Ingolstadt and Nurnberg. The map is fully engraved with forests, rivers and hundreds of villages and embellished with a fine title cartouche incorporating the coat of arms. Dutch text on verso.

References:

Condition: B

The bottom centerfold is separated about 1" into the map and closed on verso with archival tape. There are light damp stains in the blank margins

Estimate: $230 - $300

Sold for: $130

Closed on 12/3/2008

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