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Auction 184, Lot 510

"Ducatus Holsatiae Nova Tabula", Blaeu, Willem

Subject: Northern Germany

Period: 1635 (circa)

Publication: Le Theatre du Monde

Color: Hand Color

20.3 x 15.1 inches
51.6 x 38.4 cm
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This decorative map depicts the Schwesig-Holstein region of present-day Germany, extending south to Hamburg. The inset at top left depicts the Halligen along the western coast, and the inset at right depicts several small lakes just south of Hollingstedt. The map is adorned with two compass roses, and the North Sea is filled with depth soundings and a sailing ship. French text on verso, published between 1635-38.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. II) #1660:2A.1.

Condition: A

A crisp impression with some extraneous creasing along the centerfold, marginal soiling, and a dampstain in the right blank margin.

Estimate: $160 - $190

Sold for: $120

Closed on 9/15/2021