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

  • ARTIST: Joan Blaeu

  • PUBLISHER: Published by "Johannem et Cornelium Blaeu." Amsterdam.

  • MEDIUM: Copper plate engraving,

    DATE: 1640.

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 15 3/8 x 9 3/8 (391 x 238 mm) plus margins.

  • DESCRIPTION: 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.


  • CONDITION: Good condition, save for some overall time toning and tears along sheet edges, none close to image. Fine original hand coloring.