"Nivernium Ducatus, Gallice Duche de Nevers", Blaeu, (Family)
Subject: Central France
Period: 1635 (published)
Publication: Toonneel des Aerdrycks
Color: Hand Color
19.6 x 15.1 inches
49.8 x 38.4 cm
This densely engraved map covers the region surrounding Nevers, extending to Bourges, just past the Loire River on the left and Autun on the right. Minute cities and forests are pictorially represented across this lovely map. Dutch text on verso.
References: Van der Krogt (Vol. II) #4855:2.
A lovely impression with minor printer's ink residue, a faint stain around the centerfold at top, and a short archivally repaired centerfold separation that enters 1/2" into map at bottom. There are a couple small edge tears confined to the blank margins.