Blaeu’s Map of Elba

£250.00

Elba Isola, olim Ilva.

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Copper engraving, sheet size 49.5 x 30 cm, map 20 x 25.5 cm, modern hand colour, set within Latin text with further text on verso.

This is the Tuscan island of Elba, a map newly added to the ‘Atlas Novus’ in 1640; Koeman records that it was first published in the French text edition of the same year. Koeman, Atlantes Neerlandici, Bl 36A.

Title

Blaeu’s Map of Elba

Printed Area Measurements

49.5 x 30 cm [sheet size]

Mapmaker(s)

BLAEU, Joannes

Publisher

BLAEU, Cornelis, BLAEU, Joannes

Place of publication

Amsterdam

Date of publication

1640

Colour

modern