"Corsica Insula", Blaeu, (Family)
Period: 1649 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
9.5 x 7.1 inches
24.1 x 18 cm
This copper engraved map of the island is oriented with the north to the left. It is fully engraved with detail of rivers, mountains, cities, and towns. On a full sheet of Dutch text (11.2 x 18.4") with a large decorative capital. This map appeared in Tooneel des Aerdrycks between 1649-61, or in Grooten Atlas in 1664.
References: Van der Krogt (Vol. II) #7525:2A.
There is light toning, printer's ink residue, hinge tape on verso, and a small hole on the "O" in "Corsica" in the top margin.