"Valesium Ducatus Valois", Blaeu, (Family)
Subject: Northern France
Period: 1645 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
19.5 x 15 inches
49.5 x 38.1 cm
Decorative map of the Picardy region with Compiegne, Senlis, Meaux, Chateau-thierry and Soissons around the perimeter. Three corners of the map are ornamented with the royal arms, scales and title cartouche with two gentlemen and their hounds.
Strong impression with a minor abrasion in a blank area of map at top right and a few edge tears and chips confined to the blank margins. Some color bleed through on verso.