1640 Original William Blaeu Large Map of Lorraine of France Lotharingia Ducatus
1640 Original William Blaeu Large Map of Lorraine of France Lotharingia Ducatus

1640 Original William Blaeu Large Map of Lorraine of France Lotharingia Ducatus

1640 Original William Blaeu Large Map of Lorraine of France Lotharingia Ducatus

1640 Original William Blaeu Large Map of Lorraine of France Lotharingia Ducatus. Title: Lotharingia Ducatus: vulgo Lorraine. Germen Text on Verso. Date: 1640 Medium: Copperplate engraving. Color: Original Hand Colored. Dimension: image (38.3 x 49.5 cm or 15 x 19 1/2 inch), paper (50.5 x 61 cm or 19 7/8 x 24 inch). Credits: William Blaeu (Cartographer / Engraver), Theatrum orbis Terrarum sive atlas novus. (Amsterdam 1640). The overall condition of this map is excellent plus i. Clean and pristine image, strong and bright paper, vivid colors, and nice full margins (with gilded edge all around — another assurance that it has never been trimmed), no tear, and slight but even age toning – likely one of the nicest condition you will ever encounter for this map. Issued with a centerfold and Latin text on verso, photos in high resolution are provided for your convenience of identification and judging its excellent quality independently. This particular map was beautifully hand colored and decorated with coat of arm of duchy of Lorraine (northeast of France). Oriented West to the top, it depicted the region around Nancy with great details. Please note the modest price with no reserve for highly displayable collector’s item [especially in such impeccable condition]. Not a modern copy or reproduction and as described. The item “1640 Original William Blaeu Large Map of Lorraine of France Lotharingia Ducatus” is in sale since Sunday, January 04, 2015. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “shiyie” and is located in Cincinnati, Ohio. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Condition: Used
  • Type: Antique Map
  • Maker: Blaeu
  • Original/Reproduction: Original
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