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Auction 158, Lot 240

"Suffolcia. Vernacule Suffolke", Blaeu, Johannes

Subject: Eastern England

Period: 1646 (circa)

Publication: Guil. et Ioannis Blaeu Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, sive Atlas Novus - Part IV

Color: Hand Color

19.7 x 15.1 inches
50 x 38.4 cm
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Beautiful engraved map of Suffolk resplendent with 12 elaborate crests with ribbons below carrying the family name for each, with the exception of the blank crest at left. The map follows the typically grand production by Blaeu with good detail of the countryside and elaborate decorative details, including a strapwork distance scale and ships in the sea. Latin text on verso, published between 1646-62.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. II ) #5290:2.

Condition: A

Excellent impression and color on watermarked paper with a few tiny, unobtrusive spots.

Estimate: $700 - $850

Sold for: $425

Closed on 6/22/2016