Isle De Re & Oleron France 1664 Willem Blaeu Nice Large Antique Map 17th Century
Isle De Re & Oleron France 1664 Willem Blaeu Nice Large Antique Map 17th Century

Isle De Re & Oleron France 1664 Willem Blaeu Nice Large Antique Map 17th Century

Isle De Re & Oleron France 1664 Willem Blaeu Nice Large Antique Map 17th Century

Isle De Re & Oleron France 1664 Willem Blaeu Nice Large Antique Map 17th Century

Isle De Re & Oleron France 1664 Willem Blaeu Nice Large Antique Map 17th Century

Isle De Re & Oleron France 1664 Willem Blaeu Nice Large Antique Map 17th Century

Isle De Re & Oleron France 1664 Willem Blaeu Nice Large Antique Map 17th Century

Isle De Re & Oleron France 1664 Willem Blaeu Nice Large Antique Map 17th Century

Isle De Re & Oleron France 1664 Willem Blaeu Nice Large Antique Map 17th Century

Isle De Re & Oleron France 1664 Willem Blaeu Nice Large Antique Map 17th Century

Isle De Re & Oleron France 1664 Willem Blaeu Nice Large Antique Map 17th Century

Isle De Re & Oleron France 1664 Willem Blaeu Nice Large Antique Map 17th Century

Title of the map. “INSULAE DIVI MARTINI ET ULIARUS Vulgo L’ISLE DE RE et OLERON”. The north is oriented to the left side of the map. The map depicts the coasts of Poitou and Saintonge, and gives a very detailed representation of these 2 islands. The map is decorated with 2 nice cartouches and 3 nice compass. Some sailing ships in the sea. The islands Ré and the harbor of La Rochelle were a great interest in Europe, wide on account of the there siege from September 1627 to October 1629. Willem Blaeu was the founder of the Blaeu cartography dynasty, the finest mapmakers of the Golden age of Dutch cartography. He studied astronomy with Tycho Brahe at Uranienborg, and moved to Amsterdam to establish a shop in 1605, close his contemporaries and rivals Johannes Janssonius and Jacob Colom. He produced globes at first. The sons of Willem, Johan and Joan, joined him in the firm. They produced their first atlas together in 1630 the “Atlas Appendix”. Five years later, their produced their “Atlas Novus”, edited in 4 languages. After the death of Willem, Joan expanded the Atlas Novus into the Atlas Major, the largest atlas of its time. This edition had between nine and twelve volumes, beautifully engraved and coloured. In 1648, they produced a very large wall world map in 20 parts. And they continued to produce globes too. Siz e with margins. 59 x 46 cm / 23,2 x 18,1 inches. Edition : Amsterdam, 1664, 17TH Century, from Atlas Major, French edition. Condition : very good condition, old colors, large margins. We send maps by DHL Express. WE DON’T SELL LASER AND COPIES MAPS, ALL WE SELL IS ORIGINAL AND ANTIQUE. Due to the age an type of paper, some imperfections are to be expected. Please examine the images provided carefully, and if you have any questions please ask and we will be happy to help you. The item “ISLE DE RE & OLERON FRANCE 1664 WILLEM BLAEU NICE LARGE ANTIQUE MAP 17TH CENTURY” is in sale since Saturday, November 14, 2020. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “efi6″ and is located in Paris. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Cartographer/Publisher: Willem Blaeu
  • Printing Technique: Copper Plate
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Year: 1664
  • Date Range: 1600-1699
  • Country/Region: France
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