GOUVERNEMENT DE LA GUIENNE & GASCOGNE.

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Joan Blaeu


Gouvernement de la Guienne & Gascogne.

Copper plate engraving, c.1688.
Image size 17 1/2 x 23 1/8" (443 x 588 mm) plus margins.
Good condition save for some repaired splitting along lower centerfold. Original hand color with gold leaf highlights.
LOCATION: Washington D.C.

Inventory Number: 73290
Price: $850.00
Publisher : Published by Abraham Wolfgang, Amsterdam.
Blaeu's detailed map of the famous wine regions of southeastern France. Embellished with a hansome title cartouche that is surrounded by two satyrs and ripe grape vines. In the upper corners are coats of arms held aloft by putti. This map was issued in Wolfgang's "Atlas Minor" which is a compilation of maps originally issued by Blaeu, de Wit, Visscher and others. Maps

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