Auction 159, Lot 491

"Straelen [on sheet with] Erkelens", Blaeu, Johannes

Subject: Western Germany

Period: 1649 (circa)

Publication: Novum ac Magnum Theatrum Urbium Belgicae Foederatae

Color: Hand Color

9.2 x 6.3 inches
23.4 x 16 cm

This sheet features bird's-eye plans for Straelen and Erkelenz, towns in the North-Rhine Westphalia region of Germany. It appeared in Blaeu's great town book of the Netherlands. Both plans detail fortifications and include coats-of-arms. The size shown is for individual maps; they appear on a full sheet with some Latin text measuring 13.1 x 21.1".


Condition: B+

Light toning more prominent in the blank margins along with a few tiny edge tears and chips.

Estimate: $180 - $220


Closed on 9/14/2016