Leicestrensis comitatus

Leicestrensis comitatus

Code: 53126

£150.00 Approx $189.63, €168.35

Author: Blaeu, Johannes

Publisher: Atlas Novus

Date published: 1647-1649

Copper engraving with original hand colouring. Overall size : 58.8cms x 47.6cms ; Image size : 550mm x 439mm. French text verso pp206-205. Overall slight toning and some browning in border ; greyness in blank next to coat of arms top right, probably caused during original printing, browning on verso but very good condition nontheless of an finely engraved and finely coloured C17th map. Publication of Blaeu's New World Atlas, or "Atlas Novus"" was originally begun by Joanes's father Willem Blaeu with the publication in 1635 of two volumes (delineating The World