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Blaeu’s Plan of Carmagnola

SKU: 6761
£450.00

Title:
Blaeu’s Plan of Carmagnola

Date of publication:
1697

Printed Measurement:
43.5 x 58.5 cm

Publisher(s):

  • Adriaan Moetjens
  • Colour:
    black and white

    Mapmaker(s):

  • Blaeu Heirs
  • Carmagnolia

    Copper engraving, 43.5 x 58.5 cm, black and white, blank verso. Map of Carmagnola, just south of Turin in Piedmont, was fought over and extensively remodelled in the mid seventeenth-century; it was briefly recaptured by the French in 1690, but its strategic importance declined and the defences were demolished thereafter. Blaeu’s townbook of Savoy and Piedmont was first published by the Blaeu heirs in 1682, but the plates were purchased and reissued (with Blaeu’s imprint erased) by Adriaan Moetjens in 1697. Koeman Bl 80