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Percensis Comitatus / Comitatus Blesensis

Percensis Comitatus / Comitatus Blesensis : W. & J. Blaeu

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A good example of a finely engraved and attractively coloured map from Willem and Joan Blaeu's "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum" - one of the finest atlas productions of the seventeenth century. The Blaeu family, from about 1630, were regarded as the finest map and atlas publishers until around 1670 when the family warehouse burnt down. The maps are known for their fine presentation, detail and elaborate decorative cartouches and vignettes. This impression shows two detailed maps on one plate, showing the former region of Perche and Blois with decorative cartouches. Perche was a former province of western France extending over the départements of Orne, Eure, Eure-et-Loir and Sarthe, which were created from Perche during the French Revolution. Latin text to verso.
mapmaker: W. & J. Blaeu  
place and date of publication: Amsterdam 1631-1645
medium and colour: copperplate, Original outline colour
size in mm: 380 by 480mm (15 by 19 inches).
ref: 21843

Price: £ 260

 
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