Original antique map, FRANCE, AQUITAINE, BAYONNE, BORDEAUX, DAX, Blaeu, c. 1648
Original antique map, FRANCE, AQUITAINE, BAYONNE, BORDEAUX, DAX, Blaeu, c. 1648

Original antique map, FRANCE, AQUITAINE, BAYONNE, BORDEAUX, DAX, Blaeu, c. 1648

Original antique map, FRANCE, AQUITAINE, BAYONNE, BORDEAUX, DAX, Blaeu, c. 1648

Original antique map, FRANCE, AQUITAINE, BAYONNE, BORDEAUX, DAX, Blaeu, c. 1648

Original antique map, FRANCE, AQUITAINE, BAYONNE, BORDEAUX, DAX, Blaeu, c. 1648

Original antique map, FRANCE, AQUITAINE, BAYONNE, BORDEAUX, DAX, Blaeu, c. 1648

Original antique map, FRANCE, AQUITAINE, BAYONNE, BORDEAUX, DAX, Blaeu, c. 1648

Original antique map, FRANCE, AQUITAINE, BAYONNE, BORDEAUX, DAX, Blaeu, c. 1648

Two original, antique, copper-plate engraved maps of the Aquitaine region of France on one sheet. They are by Willem Janszoon Blaeu and published by his son Johannes Blaeu in his famous atlas’Theatrum Orbis Terrarum’ in Amsterdam in c. The left map is titled’Carte du Bourdelois du pais de Medoc et de la prevoste de Born’. It shows Bayonne in the south and includes the city of Bordeaux and the mouth of the Garonne river. The map on the right is titled’Principatus Benearnia. La Principaute de Bearn’ and shows Dax in the north with Pau identified towards the eastern side of the map. The maps are printed on hand-laid paper and are outline hand-coloured. Both include a decorative title cartouche and distance scale. The printed area (both maps combined) measures approximately 505mm x 385mm with generous margins beyond; Latin text verso. Condition report: Very good overall condition. Light age toning and occasional spotting (mainly to the margins). Faint vertical crease to the right side of the sheet. Small (1.5cm) closed tear to the bottom edge of the sheet, not affecting the printed area. Please study the photographs carefully to fully appreciate the condition. The item “Original antique map, FRANCE, AQUITAINE, BAYONNE, BORDEAUX, DAX, Blaeu, c. 1648″ is in sale since Monday, April 02, 2018. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “mapsetcetera1″ and is located in Ilkley. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Date Range: 1600-1699
  • Type: Atlas map
  • Year: c.1648
  • Maker: W. Blaeu
  • Cartographer/Publisher: J. Blaeu
  • Era: 1600s
  • Format: Atlas Map
  • Printing Technique: Copper Plate
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Country/Region: Aquitaine
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