Germany, Wilhelmshaven, Bremerhaven, Cuxhaven; Willem Blaeu - Paskaart van de Weser, Elve en Eyder - 1621-1650

Description
Germany, Wilhelmshaven, Bremerhaven, Cuxhaven; Willem Blaeu - Paskaart van de Weser, Elve en Eyder - 1621-1650
Rare early sea chart in original colors

Pass map of the sailing routes to the ports of Bremerhaven and Hamburg and the mouths of van de Weser, the Elbe and the Eyser, in Northeast Germany.
Sea map with gauges, water depths, concrete construction, anchorages, compass rose for the benefit of shipping.

By Willem Blaeu (probably), 1623.

Title in a small cartouche on the top left, below it is a frame with legend a-s: the 'Namen van sommige plaatsen op de Elve en Etder met letters geteeckent'. Top right: a frame with legend a-m, the 'Namen sommige plaatsen op de laa en Weser.

Good condition, page 280 x 364 mm, with sufficient margins, on thin hand-laid paper with watermark: crowned coat of arms with French lily, centrefold as issued, old hand-colouring, verso blank.

Lot details
Object
Map
Country (current geographical location)
Germany
Geographical specification
Wilhelmshaven, Bremerhaven, Cuxhaven
Map maker/ publisher
Willem Blaeu
Map/ Book title
Paskaart van de Weser, Elve en Eyder
Period
1621-1650
Condition
Excellent
Technique
Copper engraving
Additional Information
Rare early sea chart in original colors
Size of the largest image
260×355 mm
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