1647 Original Antique Blaeu Map Le Mans Maine of France Full Margin Excellent
1647 Original Antique Blaeu Map Le Mans Maine of France Full Margin Excellent

1647 Original Antique Blaeu Map Le Mans Maine of France Full Margin Excellent

1647 Original Antique Blaeu Map Le Mans Maine of France Full Margin Excellent

1647 Original Antique Blaeu Map Le Mans Maine of France Full Margin Excellent

1647 Original Antique Blaeu Map Le Mans Maine of France Full Margin Excellent. Galliae regionis typus vulgo. [German Text on Verso]. Color: Original Hand Colored in Outline. Medium: Copperplate Engraving on high quality heavy handmade laid paper. Dimension: image (38 x 50 cm or 15 x 19 5/7 inch); paper (51.7 x 61.3 cm or 20 3/8 x 24 1/8 inch) Credits: Matheo Ogerio (original cartographer), Joan Blaeu (publishers / engravers) from the German text edition of. Theatrum Orbis Terrarum sive Atlas Novus. The map is in excellent condition i. Clear and clean image, strong and bright paper, original full margins [very rare in such size], and slight but even age toning – likely one of the nicest condition you will ever encounter for this map. Issued with a centerfold, ample photos [front, back, and details] in high resolution are presented for your convenience of identification and judging its excellent quality independently. Flaws to note: there is one crease in the bottom margin (far away from the map border) and tiny corner chippings of bottom left and right all as shown by the detailed photos. Description: This interesting map of part of Maine [Northwest France bordering Britannia and Normandy] was published by Joan Blaeu in his Atlas Novus as referenced above. Beautifully hand colored and highly decorative [with one title cartouches (paying tribute to the original cartographer Matheo Ogerio) and an elaborate table of Keys decorated with an angel and Pan], it depicted the region about 100 miles around Le Mans e. Showing Alencon and La Val at the north and west and in great details. Please note the modest asking price with no reserve for this highly displayable collector’s item [especially in such nice condition]. Not a modern copy or reproduction and as described. The item “1647 Original Antique Blaeu Map Le Mans Maine of France Full Margin Excellent” is in sale since Saturday, December 27, 2014. 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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