Blaeu: Lower Saxony/ Schleswig-Holstein/ Bremen
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Lower Saxony / Schleswig-Holstein / Bremen
The County of Oldenburg at the time of the Thirty Years' War, shown is the area between Bremen, Delmenhorst, Wildeshausen, Oldenburg and Wittmund.
Original coloured copper engraving by the cartographer and publisher Willem Blaeu (1571 – 1638), at the bottom left margin Signature: Amstelodami Guiljelm Blaeuw excudit, "Atlas Major" published by Joan Blaeu (1596 – 1673), Amsterdam (1635) 1662, verso: text written in Latin.
Plate size: 38 cm x 49 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 245