PICTAVIAE DUCATUS DESCRIPTIO, VULGO LE PAIS DE POICTOU.

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Joan Blaeu


Pictaviae Ducatus Descriptio, Vulgo le Pais de Poictou.

Handcolored engraving, c.1640.
15 1/8 x 20 3/4" (383 x 527 mm) plus margins.
Good condition, save for some occasional foxing. Original hand coloring.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 36990
Price: $250.00
Publisher : Published by Guiljelmum Blaeu, Amsterdam.
Fine map of the French region including La Rochelle and Nantes bordering the Bay of Biscay (at lower left). Ornamented with a banner-style title cartouche, the royal arms, a compass rose, sailing ship, and a distance scale topped by a wine barrel and flanked by two putti. Maps

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