Auction 130, Lot 519

"Nova Totius Germaniae Descriptio", Blaeu, Willem

Subject: Central Europe, Germany

Period: 1645 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

19.5 x 15.3 inches
49.5 x 38.9 cm

This map of the German Empire covers present-day Germany, Poland, Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland, Austria, Czech Republic and parts of Poland and Hungary. The map is densely engraved with information and decorated with the imperial double-headed eagle of the German Empire. Latin text on verso.


Condition: A+

Superb old color and wide original margins. The paper edges are lightly toned and there are tiny centerfold separations, well away from the map.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $600

Closed on 12/2/2009