VALOIS 1641 Hand Colored JOANNIS BLAEU Map ANTIQUE France ATLAS MAIOR

VALOIS 1641 Hand Colored JOANNIS BLAEU Map ANTIQUE France ATLAS MAIOR

VALOIS 1641 Hand Colored JOANNIS BLAEU Map ANTIQUE France ATLAS MAIOR

VALOIS 1641 Hand Colored JOANNIS BLAEU Map ANTIQUE France ATLAS MAIOR

VALOIS 1641 Hand Colored JOANNIS BLAEU Map ANTIQUE France ATLAS MAIOR

VALOIS 1641 Hand Colored JOANNIS BLAEU Map ANTIQUE France ATLAS MAIOR

VALOIS 1641 Hand Colored JOANNIS BLAEU Map ANTIQUE France ATLAS MAIOR

1641 Johannes Blaeu map of the Duchy of Valois in France. Valois is located northeast of Paris and the map shows the area between Senlis, Compiègne, Soissons and Meaux, the region is presently included in the modern day department of Seine-et-Marne. The region is known for fine wines, including Champagne, which partially overlaps ancient Valois. Three corners of this map are decorated with decorative cartouche work embellished with hand coloring: an ornamental armorial crest, a baroque mile scale, and a beautiful title cartouche illustrating spear wielding hunters each holding a pair of hunting dogs, one holding a falcon. Dutch text on verso. Original plate mark visible. Paper age-toned with scattered mild foxing. Good and dark impression. The right margin contains a number of small tears and one larger one that stops a good 5/8 inch away from the plate mark, once matted this would never be seen. 15 3/8 x 19 3/4 inches / 390 x 500 mm. Plus margins for approx. 20 x 24 full size. The item “VALOIS 1641 Hand Colored JOANNIS BLAEU Map ANTIQUE France ATLAS MAIOR” is in sale since Friday, January 24, 2020. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “925*sterling” and is located in Brooksville, Florida. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Turks and caicos islands, Bangladesh, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Nicaragua, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Viet nam, Uruguay.
  • Cartographer/Publisher: Blaue
  • Printing Technique: Copper Plate
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Format: Atlas
  • Year: c1640
  • Date Range: 1600-1699
  • Country/Region: France
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