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Auction 190, Lot 403

"Alsatia Landgraviatus, cum Suntgoia et Brisgoia", Blaeu, Willem

Subject: Western Europe, Rhine River

Period: 1643 (circa)

Publication: Theatre du Monde ou Nouvel Atlas

Color: Hand Color

31.6 x 15.6 inches
80.3 x 39.6 cm
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Large map of Alsace based on the work of Gerard Mercator. It covers the region surrounding the Rhine River from Basel in the south to Strasbourg in the north, and extends as far west as Granville and St. Die. Decorated with an elaborate title cartouche and two distance scales. French text on verso, published between 1643-50. Two sheets joined, as issued.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. II) #2520:2.

Condition: B+

A nice impression with full contemporary color on watermarked sheets. There are a few stains and a bit of toning along the joint.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $200

Closed on 11/16/2022