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NORFOLK, NORFOLCIA, BLAEU original hand coloured antique map 1662

NORFOLK, NORFOLCIA, BLAEU original hand coloured antique map 1662NORFOLK, NORFOLCIA, BLAEU original hand coloured antique map 1662 NORFOLK, NORFOLCIA, BLAEU original hand coloured antique map 1662
NORFOLK, NORFOLCIA, BLAEU original hand coloured antique map 1662 NORFOLK, NORFOLCIA, BLAEU original hand coloured antique map 1662
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NORFOLCIA

NORFOLK


by

JOHANNES BLAEU

Published Amsterdam 1662 in;

"Geographiae Blauianae Volumen Quintum quo Angliae quae est Europae liber undecimus continetur".


A fine original Blaeu copper engraved map of Norfolk.

The title is displayed in a decorative cartouche with the coats of arms of several noblemen.


Royal coats of arms add to the visual appeal. Latin text verso.

Enhanced with contemporary hand colour which remains bright and fresh.

Fine condition other than minor age blemishes, free of repairs or restoration. Centre fold as issued.

A crisp, dark impression. The heavy grade hand laid paper remains robust and stable.

Approx. 19.5" x 15" (500mm x 380mm) map area only, with full margins beyond.

Please see also close up images.


Willem Janzoon Blaeu (1571 -1638) founded the Blaeu publishing company which dominated the map making industry of 17th century Netherlands. His sons Joan (Johannes) and Cornelius continued the family business after Willem's death in 1638. Their greatest achievement was perhaps the famous atlas "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum Sive, Atlas Novus", which eventually ran to 12 volumes and was published in several languages from 1635 - 1662. The print shop and warehouse was destroyed by fire in 1672 and Willem's last son died the following year.


A GENUINE ANTIQUE MAP GUARANTEED OVER 350 YEARS OLD FROM LINDISFARNE PRINTS

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