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Blaeu’s Map of Elba

SKU: 9045
£250.00

Title:
Blaeu’s Map of Elba

Date of publication:
1640

Printed Measurement:
49.5 x 30 cm sheet size

Publisher(s):

  • Joannes & Cornelis Blaeu
  • Colour:
    modern

    Mapmaker(s):

  • Joannes Blaeu
  • Elba Isola, olim Ilva.

    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.