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Auction 142, Lot 516

"Comitatus Marchia et Ravensberg", Blaeu, Johannes

Subject: Western Germany

Period: 1640 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

19.6 x 15 inches
49.8 x 38.1 cm
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This map depicts two historical counties of the Holy Roman Empire, Marks and Ravensberg. Major cities, towns, mountains, and rivers are identified. An inset at the bottom left shows Ravensberg and its surrounding regions. The map is adorned with an elaborate title cartouche featuring the coats of arms of the two counties and a scale of miles cartouche flanked by a regional figure. German text on verso.


Condition: B+

Attractive old color with a few small spots, including one damp stain at top center. Bottom margin has been extended to accommodate framing.

Estimate: $325 - $400


Closed on 11/28/2012