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Auction 159, Lot 443

"Castellaniae sive Baronat: Bornhemii Accurata Delineatio", Blaeu, (Family)

Subject: Northern Belgium

Period: 1659 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Nuevo

Color: Hand Color

9.1 x 6.2 inches
23.1 x 15.7 cm
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This elegant small map shows the vicinity of Bornem, now a suburb of Antwerp. The map is oriented with north in the lower left corner, where the title cartouche is located. It details roads, rivers, swamps, and more. From a Spanish version of Blaeu's atlas published from 1659-72. On a full sheet with Spanish text measuring 12.7 x 21.6".

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. II) #3248:2.

Condition: B+

On a lightly toned sheet with a horizontal printer's crease in the map image.

Estimate: $140 - $170


Closed on 9/14/2016