DESCRIPTIO VEROMANDVORUM.... [AND] GOUVERNEMENT DE LA CAPPELLE. [TWO MAPS ON ONE SHEET.]

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Joan Blaeu


Descriptio Veromandvorum.... [and] Gouvernement de la Cappelle. [Two maps on one sheet.]

Handcolored engraving, c.1640.
15 1/4 x 19 7/8" (386 x 505 mm) plus margins.
Good condition, save for some minor foxing. Original hand coloring.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 36985
Price: $250.00
Publisher : Published by Guiljelmum Blaeu, Amsterdam.
Two maps on one sheet. The first is of Vermandois region, centered on the city of Saint-Quentin. In the lower right is a scale of miles being held by a well dressed gentlemen. The second map is of Cappelle includes the towns of Marle, Laon, and Vernins. A nicely colored impression.This example is from a 1650 French text edition of Blaeu's "Le Theatre du Monde, Nouvel Atlas" Maps

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