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Theatrum Orbis Terrarum Pars Quarta

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Theatrum Orbis Terrarum Pars Quarta : J. Blaeu

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This very attractive and finely engraved title piece was the frontispiece for the English county atlas in the Blaeu's atlas series. As with the maps, the design is copied from that of John Speed's atlas featuring the figures of a Briton, a Roman, a Saxon, a Dane and a Norman.
region: Title Pages
mapmaker: J. Blaeu  
place and date of publication: Amsterdam 1645-1648
medium and colour: Copperplate, Coloured
size in mm: 330 by 200mm (13 by 7.75 inches).
ref: 39052
literature: cf.Shirley, Courtiers And Cannibals, 46.

Price: £ 420£ 252

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