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Old antique map of Europe by W. & J. Blaeu.

Item number:25884
Category:Antique maps > europe > general and large regions
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Europa Recens Descripta. - W. & J. Blaeu, 1642.

Old map of Europe by W. & J. Blaeu.

Date of the first edition: 1630
Date of this map: 1642

Copper engraving
Size: 41 x 56cm (16 x 21.7 inches)
Verso text: Latin
Condition: Original coloured, tear in upper margin closed, marginal mold staining.
Condition Rating: B
References: Van der Krogt 2, 1000,2; Schilder 6, 26.3.

From: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, W.& J. Blaeu, 1642. (Van der Krogt 2, 101)

This map is a reduction of Blaeu's 1608 wall map.
The map is framed on both sides by five costumed figures. Left border: Angli; Galli; Belgi; Castiliani; Venetiani. Right border: Germani; Hungari; Bohemi; Poloni; Graeci. Along the upper edge runs a decorative border with nine European towns in oval frames: Amsterdam; Praga; Constantinopolis; Venetia; Roma; Paris; London; Toledo; and Lisboa.

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