"Territorium Norimbergense", Blaeu, Willem
Subject: Southern Germany
Period: 1640 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
18.5 x 14.4 inches
47 x 36.6 cm
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 book binding tools representing the major trade of Nuremberg. At right is a large inset plan of the city with a key to the major buildings. Spanish text on verso.
Lovely, original color and wide margins with faint toning along centerfold and a few minute worm holes.