BLAEU ATLAS TITLE PAGE. THEATRUM ORBIS TERRARUM....

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Joan Blaeu


Blaeu atlas title page. Theatrum Orbis Terrarum....

Copper plate engraving, 1640.
Image size 15 3/8 x 9 3/8 (391 x 238 mm) plus margins.
Good condition, save for some overall time toning and tears along sheet edges, none close to image. Fine original hand coloring.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 37007
Price: $475.00
Publisher : Published by "Johannem et Cornelium Blaeu." Amsterdam.
The applied title slip is "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum Sive Atlas Novus; in quo Tabulae et Descriptiones omnium Regionum, Editae a Guiljel : et Joanne Blaeu." It is dated 1640. A fine and beautifully colored example. Figures representing the four continents, a globe, and a celestial sphere adorn this highly embellished piece. Maps

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