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Cadurcium Vernacule Querci. (Cahors)

  • ARTIST: Joan Blaeu

  • MEDIUM: Copper plate engraving,

    DATE: c.1640.

  • EDITION SIZE: Image 15 1/8 x 19 5/8" (38.2 x 50 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: A fine map of the city of Cahors on the Lot River and surrounding region. This map appeared in Blaeu's "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, Sive Atlas Novis."<br><br> Cahors is known as the center of AOC 'black' wine, which has been made since the Middle Ages. <br><br>

  • ADDITIONAL INFO: French text on verso.

  • CONDITION: Fair to good condition. Some remains of old damp staining. Original hand coloring.