Netherlands, Brabant; W. Blaeu - Quarta Pars Brabantiae cujus caput Sylvaducis - 1621-1650

Description
Netherlands, Brabant; W. Blaeu - Quarta Pars Brabantiae cujus caput Sylvaducis - 1621-1650
First state of this card. Framed.

Rare test print of the map of Brabant by Willem Blaeu. Edition before the addition of the coats of arms. The map covers a.o. the area between 's-Hertogenbosch and Eindhoven.

Copper engraving published in Amsterdam, ca. 1640.

In reasonably good condition. Centrefold is as issued. Paper has some tanning and light stains. White stripe along centrefold. A small stain at the bottom left. There are some unobtrusive worm holes. Framed. Not: not reviewed outside the frame, but the print is presumably glued on cardboard.

See the photos.

Insured shipping.

Lot details
Object
Map
Country (current geographical location)
Netherlands
Geographical specification
Brabant
Map maker/ publisher
W. Blaeu
Map/ Book title
Quarta Pars Brabantiae cujus caput Sylvaducis
Period
1621-1650
Condition
Reasonable
Technique
Copper engraving
Additional Information
First state of this card. Framed.
Size of the largest image
41×52 cm
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