Blaeu: North Rhine-Westphalia / Mark & Ravensberg
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North Rhine-Westphalia / County of Mark & Ravensberg
„COMITATUS MARCHI ET RAVENSBERG“
The Counties of Mark and Ravensberg at the time of the Thirty Years' War.
Original coloured copper engraving by the cartographer and publisher Willem Blaeu (1571 – 1638), „Atlas Major“ published by Joan Blaeu (1596 – 1673), Amsterdam (1638) 1662, verso: text written in Latin.
Plate size: 38,5 cm x 50 cm
Very decorative map with beautiful original colouring and gold leaf gilding. Copper engraving printed on heavy paper, paper slightly toned due to age, wide margins, excellent condition.
Cp.: Koeman: Vol. I, Germania – sheet 253