BRESSE FRANCE 1636 JOHANNES JANSSON LARGE ANTIQUE MAP 17th CENTURY

BRESSE FRANCE 1636 JOHANNES JANSSON LARGE ANTIQUE MAP 17th CENTURY

BRESSE FRANCE 1636 JOHANNES JANSSON LARGE ANTIQUE MAP 17th CENTURY

BRESSE FRANCE 1636 JOHANNES JANSSON LARGE ANTIQUE MAP 17th CENTURY

BRESSE FRANCE 1636 JOHANNES JANSSON LARGE ANTIQUE MAP 17th CENTURY

BRESSE FRANCE 1636 JOHANNES JANSSON LARGE ANTIQUE MAP 17th CENTURY

BRESSE FRANCE 1636 JOHANNES JANSSON LARGE ANTIQUE MAP 17th CENTURY

BRESSE FRANCE 1636 JOHANNES JANSSON LARGE ANTIQUE MAP 17th CENTURY

BRESSE FRANCE 1636 JOHANNES JANSSON LARGE ANTIQUE MAP 17th CENTURY

BRESSE FRANCE 1636 JOHANNES JANSSON LARGE ANTIQUE MAP 17th CENTURY

BRESSE FRANCE 1636 JOHANNES JANSSON LARGE ANTIQUE MAP 17th CENTURY

BRESSE FRANCE 1636 JOHANNES JANSSON LARGE ANTIQUE MAP 17th CENTURY

Title of the map. With a decorative cartouche. The map extends from Lyon in south to the lake of Geneva in north. Size with margins : 48,7 x 57 cm / 18,8 x 22,4 inches. Amsterdam, 1636, XVIIe Century, Spanish edition. Good condition, some repairs in the right and left margins, antique colors. 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. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “efi6″ and is located in this country: FR. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Cartographer/Publisher: Jan Jansson
  • Printing Technique: Copper Plate
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Year: 1636
  • Date Range: 1600-1699
  • Country/Region: France
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Anjou France 1664 Willem Blaeu Large Antique Engraved Map 17th Century

Anjou France 1664 Willem Blaeu Large Antique Engraved Map 17th Century

Anjou France 1664 Willem Blaeu Large Antique Engraved Map 17th Century

Anjou France 1664 Willem Blaeu Large Antique Engraved Map 17th Century

Anjou France 1664 Willem Blaeu Large Antique Engraved Map 17th Century

Anjou France 1664 Willem Blaeu Large Antique Engraved Map 17th Century

Anjou France 1664 Willem Blaeu Large Antique Engraved Map 17th Century

Anjou France 1664 Willem Blaeu Large Antique Engraved Map 17th Century

Anjou France 1664 Willem Blaeu Large Antique Engraved Map 17th Century

Anjou France 1664 Willem Blaeu Large Antique Engraved Map 17th Century

Title of the map. “DUCATUS ANDEGAVENSIS Auctore Licimo Guyeto Andegavense ANJOU”. The map is centered on Angers and Saumur. With a nice decorative cartouche and two coasts of arms. Size with margins : 65,5 x 54,5 cm / 25,5 x 21,2 inches. Edition : Amsterdam, 1664, 17th Century, Dutch edition. Condition : very good condition, old colors, large margins. 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. 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. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “efi6″ and is located in this country: FR. 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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Dauphine France 1634-42 De Beins/ Blaeu Unusual Large Antique Map 17th Century

Dauphine France 1634-42 De Beins/ Blaeu Unusual Large Antique Map 17th Century

Dauphine France 1634-42 De Beins/ Blaeu Unusual Large Antique Map 17th Century

Dauphine France 1634-42 De Beins/ Blaeu Unusual Large Antique Map 17th Century

Dauphine France 1634-42 De Beins/ Blaeu Unusual Large Antique Map 17th Century

Dauphine France 1634-42 De Beins/ Blaeu Unusual Large Antique Map 17th Century

Dauphine France 1634-42 De Beins/ Blaeu Unusual Large Antique Map 17th Century

Dauphine France 1634-42 De Beins/ Blaeu Unusual Large Antique Map 17th Century

Dauphine France 1634-42 De Beins/ Blaeu Unusual Large Antique Map 17th Century

Dauphine France 1634-42 De Beins/ Blaeu Unusual Large Antique Map 17th Century

Title of the map. “DELPHINATUS vulgo DAUPHINE Avec les Confins des Pais et provinces voisines Par Iean de Beins geographe et Ingenieur du Roy”. Large and unusual antique copper engraved map of the province of Dauphiné in France, by Willem & Johannes BLAEU, XVIIe Century. He made the first map of Dauphiné. With 2 nice decorative cartouches, and 2 nice coasts of arms. The map shows the cities of Valence, Grenoble, Vienne. Size with margins : 48,5 x 57 cm / 18,8 x 22,4 inches. Edition : Amsterdam, 1634-42, XVIIe Century, Latin edition. Condition : very good condition, old colors. 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. 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. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “efi6″ and is located in this country: FR. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Cartographer/Publisher: Willem Blaeu
  • Printing Technique: Copper Plate
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Year: 1634
  • Date Range: 1600-1699
  • Country/Region: France
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Re & Oleron Islands France 1640 Willem Blaeu Nice Large Antique Map 17th Century

Re & Oleron Islands France 1640 Willem Blaeu Nice Large Antique Map 17th Century

Re & Oleron Islands France 1640 Willem Blaeu Nice Large Antique Map 17th Century

Re & Oleron Islands France 1640 Willem Blaeu Nice Large Antique Map 17th Century

Re & Oleron Islands France 1640 Willem Blaeu Nice Large Antique Map 17th Century

Re & Oleron Islands France 1640 Willem Blaeu Nice Large Antique Map 17th Century

Re & Oleron Islands France 1640 Willem Blaeu Nice Large Antique Map 17th Century

Re & Oleron Islands France 1640 Willem Blaeu Nice Large Antique Map 17th Century

Re & Oleron Islands France 1640 Willem Blaeu Nice Large Antique Map 17th Century

Re & Oleron Islands France 1640 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. 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. 57 x 48,7 cm / 22,4 x 18,8 inches. Edition : Amsterdam, 1640, 17th Century, from Atlas Major, Latin edition. Condition : very good condition, in colors. 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. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “efi6″ and is located in this country: FR. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Date Range: 1600-1699
  • Printing Technique: Copper Plate
  • Year: 1640
  • Cartographer/Publisher: Willem Blaeu
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Country/Region: France
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FRANCE ORANGE AVIGNON 1627 JOHANNES JANSSON LARGE ANTIQUE MAP 17th CENTURY

FRANCE ORANGE AVIGNON 1627 JOHANNES JANSSON LARGE ANTIQUE MAP 17th CENTURY

FRANCE ORANGE AVIGNON 1627 JOHANNES JANSSON LARGE ANTIQUE MAP 17th CENTURY

FRANCE ORANGE AVIGNON 1627 JOHANNES JANSSON LARGE ANTIQUE MAP 17th CENTURY

FRANCE ORANGE AVIGNON 1627 JOHANNES JANSSON LARGE ANTIQUE MAP 17th CENTURY

FRANCE ORANGE AVIGNON 1627 JOHANNES JANSSON LARGE ANTIQUE MAP 17th CENTURY

FRANCE ORANGE AVIGNON 1627 JOHANNES JANSSON LARGE ANTIQUE MAP 17th CENTURY

FRANCE ORANGE AVIGNON 1627 JOHANNES JANSSON LARGE ANTIQUE MAP 17th CENTURY

FRANCE ORANGE AVIGNON 1627 JOHANNES JANSSON LARGE ANTIQUE MAP 17th CENTURY

FRANCE ORANGE AVIGNON 1627 JOHANNES JANSSON LARGE ANTIQUE MAP 17th CENTURY

FRANCE ORANGE AVIGNON 1627 JOHANNES JANSSON LARGE ANTIQUE MAP 17th CENTURY

FRANCE ORANGE AVIGNON 1627 JOHANNES JANSSON LARGE ANTIQUE MAP 17th CENTURY

Title of the map. “LA PRINCIPAUTE D’ORANGE et COMTAT de VENAISSIN Par Iacques de Chieze Orangeois 1627″. With Apt, Cavaillon, Avignon, Orange, Carpentras, the Mont Ventoux.. In lower right side of the map “Excudit Guiljelmus Iansonius Coesisus”. With 2 very decorative cartouches. Size with margins : 46 x 59 cm / 18,1 x 23,2 inches. Edition : Amsterdam, 1627, 17th Century. Condition : very good condition, large margins, strong paper, in colors. 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. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “efi6″ and is located in this country: FR. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Date Range: 1600-1699
  • Printing Technique: Copper Plate
  • Format: Atlas Map
  • Year: 1627
  • Cartographer/Publisher: Jan Jansson
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Country/Region: France
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Bordeaux Bearn France 1640 Willem Blaeu Nice Large Antique Map 17th Century

Bordeaux Bearn France 1640 Willem Blaeu Nice Large Antique Map 17th Century

Bordeaux Bearn France 1640 Willem Blaeu Nice Large Antique Map 17th Century

Bordeaux Bearn France 1640 Willem Blaeu Nice Large Antique Map 17th Century

Bordeaux Bearn France 1640 Willem Blaeu Nice Large Antique Map 17th Century

Bordeaux Bearn France 1640 Willem Blaeu Nice Large Antique Map 17th Century

Bordeaux Bearn France 1640 Willem Blaeu Nice Large Antique Map 17th Century

Bordeaux Bearn France 1640 Willem Blaeu Nice Large Antique Map 17th Century

Bordeaux Bearn France 1640 Willem Blaeu Nice Large Antique Map 17th Century

Bordeaux Bearn France 1640 Willem Blaeu Nice Large Antique Map 17th Century

Bordeaux Bearn France 1640 Willem Blaeu Nice Large Antique Map 17th Century

Bordeaux Bearn France 1640 Willem Blaeu Nice Large Antique Map 17th Century

Title of the map. Carte Du Bourdelois, Du Pais De Medoc Et De La Prevosté De Born. Principatus Benearnia – La Principauté de Bearn. Two antique maps on one sheet : Bordeaux, Medoc, Les Landes, and Bearn, by Willem Blaeu. The map is decorated with nice cartouches, two compass, a seamonster, and a nice coat of arms. 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. 57,5 x 48,5 cm / 22,4 x 18,8 inches. Edition : Amsterdam, 1640, 17th Century, from Atlas Major, Latin edition. Condition : very good condition, in colors. 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. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “efi6″ and is located in this country: FR. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Date Range: 1600-1699
  • Printing Technique: Copper Plate
  • Year: 1640
  • Cartographer/Publisher: Willem Blaeu
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Country/Region: France
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Poitou France 1613 Mercator Hondius Atlas Minor Nice Antique Map 17th Century

Poitou France 1613 Mercator Hondius Atlas Minor Nice Antique Map 17th Century

Poitou France 1613 Mercator Hondius Atlas Minor Nice Antique Map 17th Century

Poitou France 1613 Mercator Hondius Atlas Minor Nice Antique Map 17th Century

Poitou France 1613 Mercator Hondius Atlas Minor Nice Antique Map 17th Century

Poitou France 1613 Mercator Hondius Atlas Minor Nice Antique Map 17th Century

Poitou France 1613 Mercator Hondius Atlas Minor Nice Antique Map 17th Century

Title of the map. We can see ile de Ré named Lisle de Rey, ile d’Yeu named Lisle de Dieu, and ile Noirmoutier named Lisle Noirmonstier. Size with margins : 21 x 17 cm / 8,2 x 6,6. Amsterdam, 1613, 17th Century, French edition. 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. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “efi6″ and is located in this country: FR. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Cartographer/Publisher: Gerard Mercator
  • Printing Technique: Copper Plate
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Format: Atlas
  • Year: 1613
  • Date Range: 1600-1699
  • Country/Region: France
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Languedoc France 1640 Willem Blaeu Large Antique Engraved Map 17th Century

Languedoc France 1640 Willem Blaeu Large Antique Engraved Map 17th Century

Languedoc France 1640 Willem Blaeu Large Antique Engraved Map 17th Century

Languedoc France 1640 Willem Blaeu Large Antique Engraved Map 17th Century

Languedoc France 1640 Willem Blaeu Large Antique Engraved Map 17th Century

Languedoc France 1640 Willem Blaeu Large Antique Engraved Map 17th Century

Languedoc France 1640 Willem Blaeu Large Antique Engraved Map 17th Century

Languedoc France 1640 Willem Blaeu Large Antique Engraved Map 17th Century

Languedoc France 1640 Willem Blaeu Large Antique Engraved Map 17th Century

Languedoc France 1640 Willem Blaeu Large Antique Engraved Map 17th Century

Languedoc France 1640 Willem Blaeu Large Antique Engraved Map 17th Century

Languedoc France 1640 Willem Blaeu Large Antique Engraved Map 17th Century

Title of the map. Large nice antique copper engraved map of Languedoc in France. With a nice large cartouche, and the arms of the region. The map is very detailed, it extends from the valley of Rhone with Lyon, Avignon and Arles to Toulouse and Cahors. Size with margins : 57,4 x 48,6 cm / 22,4 x 18,8 inches. Edition : Amsterdam, 1640, 17th century, Latin edition. Condition : very good condition, in colors, strong paper. 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. 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. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “efi6″ and is located in this country: FR. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Date Range: 1600-1699
  • Printing Technique: Copper Plate
  • Year: 1640
  • Cartographer/Publisher: Willem Blaeu
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Country/Region: France
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France Antique 1649 Nicolas Sanson Large Antique Engraved Map 17th Century

France Antique 1649 Nicolas Sanson Large Antique Engraved Map 17th Century

France Antique 1649 Nicolas Sanson Large Antique Engraved Map 17th Century

France Antique 1649 Nicolas Sanson Large Antique Engraved Map 17th Century

France Antique 1649 Nicolas Sanson Large Antique Engraved Map 17th Century

France Antique 1649 Nicolas Sanson Large Antique Engraved Map 17th Century

France Antique 1649 Nicolas Sanson Large Antique Engraved Map 17th Century

France Antique 1649 Nicolas Sanson Large Antique Engraved Map 17th Century

France Antique 1649 Nicolas Sanson Large Antique Engraved Map 17th Century

France Antique 1649 Nicolas Sanson Large Antique Engraved Map 17th Century

France Antique 1649 Nicolas Sanson Large Antique Engraved Map 17th Century

France Antique 1649 Nicolas Sanson Large Antique Engraved Map 17th Century

Title of the map. Julii Caesaris comentariis descripta Exconatibus Geographicis N. Sanson Abbavillaej Christianiss Gallian Regis Geographi 1649. SERENISSIMO et INVICTISSIMO PRINCIPI…. GALLIAE ANTIQUAE TABULAM OFFERT, DEDICAT, CONSECRAT, N. With 2 nice decorative cartouches. Born in Abbeville, active from 1627. Nicolas Sanson d’Abbeville was to bring about the rise of French cartography, although the fierce competition of the Dutch would last until the end of the century. His success was partly owing to the partnership with the publisher Pierre Mariette. In 1657 Pierre Mariette died, however his son, also named Pierre, co-published Les Cartes Générales de toutes les parties du Monde the following year. It was the first folio French produced world atlas. Edition: Paris, chez Pierre Mariette, 1649, 17th Century. 58 x 42,5 cm / 22,8 x 16,5 inches. Very good condition, handed colored. We send maps by DHL. 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. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “efi6″ and is located in this country: FR. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Cartographer/Publisher: Nicholas Sanson
  • Printing Technique: Copper Plate
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Year: 1649
  • Date Range: 1600-1699
  • Country/Region: France
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Bourgogne France 1640 Willem Blaeu Large Antique Engraved Map 17th Century

Bourgogne France 1640 Willem Blaeu Large Antique Engraved Map 17th Century

Bourgogne France 1640 Willem Blaeu Large Antique Engraved Map 17th Century

Bourgogne France 1640 Willem Blaeu Large Antique Engraved Map 17th Century

Bourgogne France 1640 Willem Blaeu Large Antique Engraved Map 17th Century

Bourgogne France 1640 Willem Blaeu Large Antique Engraved Map 17th Century

Bourgogne France 1640 Willem Blaeu Large Antique Engraved Map 17th Century

Bourgogne France 1640 Willem Blaeu Large Antique Engraved Map 17th Century

Bourgogne France 1640 Willem Blaeu Large Antique Engraved Map 17th Century

Bourgogne France 1640 Willem Blaeu Large Antique Engraved Map 17th Century

Bourgogne France 1640 Willem Blaeu Large Antique Engraved Map 17th Century

Bourgogne France 1640 Willem Blaeu Large Antique Engraved Map 17th Century

Title of the map. “UTRIUSQUE BURGUNDIAE, tum Ducatus tum Comitatus DESCRIPTIO”. Large antique copper engraved map of Bourgogne, the famous wine region, in France. With two nice cartouches. Size with margins : 58 x 48 cm / 22,8 x 18,8 inches. Edition : Amsterdam, 1640, 17th century, Latin edition. Condition : good condition, in colors, some foxmarks, large margins. 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. 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. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “efi6″ and is located in this country: FR. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Date Range: 1600-1699
  • Printing Technique: Copper Plate
  • Year: 1640
  • Cartographer/Publisher: Willem Blaeu
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Country/Region: France
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