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Auction 134, Lot 425

"Mona", Blaeu, Johannes

Subject: Isle of Man

Period: 1645 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Novus

Color: Hand Color

10.6 x 15 inches
26.9 x 38.1 cm
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Based on Speed's map of the Isle of Man, this map clearly outlines the island and locates the major towns, castles and churches. It is embellished with the royal and Manx coats of arms, three sailing ships and a title cartouche composed of sea monsters. Printed on half a folio sheet and still attached to the full leaf of Latin text.


Condition: A

Sharp impression, old color with just a hint of offsetting.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $275

Closed on 12/1/2010