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Navarra Regnum.

  • ARTIST: Joan Blaeu

  • PUBLISHER: Published by Guiljelmum Blaeu, Amsterdam.

  • MEDIUM: Copper plate engraving,

    DATE: c.1640.

  • EDITION SIZE: 16 1/4 x 19 5/8" (414 x 498 mm) plus margins.

  • DESCRIPTION: A decorative map of the Basque region or the ancient Kingdom of Navarre in northern Spain. Included are title cartouche surrounded by local inhabitants, a scale cartouche and coat of arms.

  • ADDITIONAL INFO: This impression published c.1688 and appeared in Abraham Wolfgang's "Atlas Minor" which is a compilation of maps originally issued by Blaeu, de Wit, Visscher and others.

  • CONDITION: Good condition, save some soiling in the margins and repaired splitting along lower centerfold. Tiny hole in left panel. Original hand color with gold leaf highlights.