The Old Print Shop

Territorium Norimbergense.

  • ARTIST: Joan Blaeu

  • PUBLISHER: Published by Guiljelmum Blaeu, Amsterdam.

  • MEDIUM: Copper plate engraving,

    DATE: 1640

  • EDITION SIZE: Image 14 3/8 x 18 1/2" (365 x 470 mm) plus margins.

  • DESCRIPTION: A handsome map from a 1640 Latin text edition of Blaeu's "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, Sive Atlas Novis." Embellished with a beautifully colored title cartouche, which is surmounted by a trumpeting angel. In the lower right is a large inset plan of the city of Nuremberg above which is a key to the major buildings within.


  • CONDITION: Good condition. Original hand coloring.