"Ducatus Luneburgensis Adiacentiumq Regionum Delineatio. Auctore Iohanne Mellingero", Blaeu, Willem
Subject: Northern Germany
Period: 1634 (circa)
Publication: Novus Atlas
Color: Hand Color
19.4 x 14.9 inches
49.3 x 37.8 cm
This is a fine decorative map of the Luneburg Heath and the vicinity including Hamburg, Luneburg, Bremen, Hannover and Magdeburg. It is beautifully engraved to show topography and cities and embellished with two decorative cartouches. The map was based on the work of the 16th century German cartographer Johann Mellinger. German text on verso, published between 1634-35.
References: Van der Krogt (Vol. II) #2265:2.2.
Full original color on watermarked paper with wide margins, light printer's ink residue, and some creasing along centerfold. Remnants of paper tape on verso in far blank margins.