Italy, Piemonte; Willem & Joan Blaeu - Stato del Piemonte - 1621-1650

Description
Italy, Piemonte; Willem & Joan Blaeu - Stato del Piemonte - 1621-1650
From the French-language edition of the Nouvel Atlas

Folio map, oriented to the north, of Piedmont with the city Turin in the middle.

Published in Amsterdam by Joan Blaeu: 'Théâtre du Monde ou Nouvel Atlas. Troisième partie'. J. Blaeu, 1640. (Van der Krogt 2, 7050:2C).

Two cartouches: top right with the title, bottom right with an unfilled crowned shield, below that are two scale sticks and the note: 'Il restant del Piemonte si rede nel la tabula della Liguria da Ponente'.

In good condition, full page (53 x 60.5 cm), on hand-laid paper, centrefold as issued, old border colouring, verso description of Piemont in French. Some rust stains in the margins, mostly on the back.

Lot details
Object
Map
Country (current geographical location)
Italy
Geographical specification
Piemonte
Map maker/ publisher
Willem & Joan Blaeu
Map/ Book title
Stato del Piemonte
Period
1621-1650
Condition
Good
Technique
Copper engraving
Additional Information
From the French-language edition of the Nouvel Atlas
Size of the largest image
39×50 cm
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