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Auction 135, Lot 480

"[Lot of 2] Flandriae Partes duae quarum altera Proprietaria, altera Imperialis vulgo dicitur.[and] Die West See auch das Teutsche Meer von den Hollaendern…",

Subject: Low Countries

Period: 1635-1700 (circa)

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Color: Hand Color

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1) Flandriae Partes duae quarum altera Proprietaria, altera Imperialis vulgo dicitur, Blaeu, from Atlas Maior, circa 1625 (20.6 x 16.3"). Very attractive map of the region centered on Ghent. Fully engraved to show forests, lowlands, cities, villages, roads and even windmills. Richly embellished with a title cartouche incorporating two coats of arms, a dedication cartouche with another herald, a strapwork distance scale and a compass rose. French text on verso.

2) Die West See auch das Teutsche Meer von den Hollaendern…, Gabriel Bodenehr, circa 1700 (9 x 6.2"). A handsome little map covering the Low Countries and Germany showing the historical regions.

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Condition: B

Both old color, some toning and light stains.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $80

Closed on 2/16/2011

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