Auction 151, Lot 520

"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.

Condition: A

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.

Estimate: $220 - $250

Sold for: $160

Closed on 11/19/2014