Auction 134, Lot 498

"Clivia Ducatus et Ravestein Dominium", Blaeu, Willem

Subject: Germany

Period: 1645 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

20.2 x 15 inches
51.3 x 38.1 cm

Handsome map of the Duchy of Cleves in part of North Rhine-Westphalia along the border with The Netherlands. Includes Nijmegen, Emmerich, Wesel and Venlo and shows roads, fortified cities, forests, marshes, rivers, bridges, etc. Embellished with decorative title and distance scale cartouches and the coat of arms of Cleves.


Condition: B+

Nice impression and old color with faint toning. There is brown paper tape on the paper edges of the verso from a previous framing, well removed from the map.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $120

Closed on 12/1/2010