Auction 88, Lot 169

"Imperii Caroli Magni et vicinarum regionum Descriptio… Petro Bertio", Blaeu, Willem

Subject: Europe

Period: 1662 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
39 x 25.2 inches
99.1 x 64 cm

Very large historical map (four sheets joined) depicting the empire of Charles the Great. Fully engraved with mountains, forests, and cities. Decorative title cartouche with coat of arms and putti, and lovely compass rose. Issued folded, now nicely pressed. Light tape stain near bottom fold with expert repair of tears.

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Condition: B

Estimate: $500 - $600

Sold for: $375

Closed on 10/2/1999

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