"Provincia Auctore Petro Joanne Bompario. Provence", Blaeu, (Family)
Subject: Southern France
Period: 1642 (circa)
Publication: Nouvel Atlas
Color: Hand Color
21.2 x 15.2 inches
53.8 x 38.6 cm
This handsome map of Provence by Willem and Johannes Blaeu is adorned with a decorative title cartouche and scale of miles, coats-of-arms, sailing ships, two compass roses, and rhumb lines. The cities of Nice, Cannes, St. Tropez, Aix, Avignon, d'Orange, Arles, Marseille, and the wine region of Chateauneuf du-Pape are included. The map is based on the cartography of Petro Joanne Bompario.
Light, scattered foxing and some even toning. A centerfold separation that enters 1" into map at bottom has been closed with old paper.