"Novux XVII Inferioris Germaniae Provinciarum Typus", Merian, Matthaus
Subject: The Netherlands
Period: 1640 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
13.5 x 10.6 inches
34.3 x 26.9 cm
Finely engraved map with north oriented to the right of the map. The interior is filled with detail and most notably the sea is filled with a fleet of ships, sea monsters, and seals. It is further decorated with a strapwork title cartouche, compass rose and coat of arms.
Small area of printer's ink smudge in map and a tiny tear in bottom margin, overall very clean and crisp.