"Saltzburg Archiepiscopatus, et Carinthia Ducatus. Auct. Ger. Mercatore", Blaeu, Willem
Subject: Western Austria
Period: 1643 (published)
Publication: Theatre du Monde ou Nouvel Atlas
Color: Hand Color
19.7 x 15 inches
50 x 38.1 cm
Handsome map of the archbishopric of Salzburg and the Duchy of Carinthia. The map illustrates the mountainous terrain filled with rivers, lakes, forests and villages. The title acknowledges that the map is based on Gerard Mercator's map of the region. It is adorned with coats of arms displayed by three cherubs. Visually a very striking map. French text on verso.
References: Van der Krogt (Vol. II) #2720:2.
A nice impression on watermarked paper with old color that has been partially refreshed. There are some faint damp stains in bottom blank margin that enter map border in a few spots.