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Auction 130, Lot 533

"Territorium Norimbergense", Blaeu, Willem

Subject: Germany

Period: 1650 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

18.5 x 14.3 inches
47 x 36.3 cm
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Centered on Nuremberg with the surrounding countryside pictorially presented. The map is decorated with a large title cartouche surmounted by the trumpeting, female representation of Fame. The cartouche is composed of engraving and bookmaking tools representing the major trade of Nuremberg. At right is a large inset plan of the city with a key to the major buildings. Dutch text on verso.


Condition: B

The original color is slightly faded and there are two small worm holes on the centerfold at top.

Estimate: $350 - $425


Closed on 12/2/2009