"Livonia, Vulgo Lyefland", Blaeu, (Family)
Period: 1643 (circa)
Publication: Theatre du Monde ou Nouvel Atlas
Color: Hand Color
19.5 x 15.1 inches
49.5 x 38.4 cm
This handsome map covers the area of present-day Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, with the Baltic Sea, as well as the neighboring coastlines of Sweden and Finland. The map is embellished with sailing ships, a title cartouche, and the coats of arms for Sweden, Finland, Estonia, Courland (Latvia), Lithuania, Moscovia and Ingria. French text on verso, published between 1643-50.
References: Van der Krogt (Vol. II) #1710:2.
A nice impression with original color that has been partially refreshed, a crease adjacent to centerfold, and minor damp stains confined to bottom blank margin.