"Bressia Vulgo Bresse", Blaeu, Willem
Subject: Eastern France
Period: 1634 (circa)
Publication: Atlas Novus
Color: Black & White
19.6 x 15.1 inches
49.8 x 38.4 cm
This richly decorated map of eastern France covers the region from Lyon to Geneva and is fully engraved with forests, mountains, lakes, cities and villages. Decorated by a title cartouche with a blank coat of arms and a distance scale featuring putti and a surveyor. Blaeu's imprint appears at lower right. Blank verso.
References: Van der Krogt (Vol. II) #4810:2A.
Faint toning along the centerfold with minor show-through of manuscript text on verso. There are a few damp stains confined to the blank margins.