Auction 140, Lot 594

"Ducatus Luneburgensis adiacentiumq Regionum Delineatio", Blaeu, Willem

Subject: Northern Germany

Period: 1662 (published)


Color: Hand Color

19.3 x 14.6 inches
49 x 37.1 cm

This is a fine decorative map of the Luneburg Heath and the vicinity including Hamburg, Luneburg, Bremen, Hannover and Magdeburg. It is beautifully engraved to show topography and cities and embellished with two decorative cartouches. The map was based on the work of the 16th century German cartographer Johann Mellinger. Spanish text on verso.


Condition: B+

Attractive original color and a nice impression. The centerfold has a couple of minor worm tracks, closed on verso with archival tape.

Estimate: $220 - $275


Closed on 5/23/2012