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BLAEU, Willem Jansz Gallia. Amsterdam J. Janssonius 1607 Copper engr., 41,3 x 56,1 cm (trimmed...

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BLAEU, Willem Jansz Gallia. Amsterdam J. Janssonius 1607 Copper engr., 41,3 x 56,1 cm (trimmed to the border, sl. toned, few sm. brown spots in upper left corner, split fold at the bottom repaired on verso). Hinged at upper edge. Under passe-partout. First state of one of the earliest maps by Blaeu. Oldest folio map of France with decorative borders on 3 sides: at the top an oval portrait of the dauphin Louis and 8 town views or plans (o.a. Paris and Marseille), at both sides the portraits of Henry IV and Maria de' Medici, 6 French costumed figures and 2 more town views (Angers and Bourges). Large decorative title cartouche. Verso blank. Ref. Schilder MGN VI: 78. - Van der Krogt [4000:2A.1].


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BLAEU, Willem Jansz Gallia. Amsterdam J. Janssonius 1607 Copper engr., 41,3 x 56,1 cm (trimmed to the border, sl. toned, few sm. brown spots in upper left corner, split fold at the bottom repaired on verso). Hinged at upper edge. Under passe-partout. First state of one of the earliest maps by Blaeu. Oldest folio map of France with decorative borders on 3 sides: at the top an oval portrait of the dauphin Louis and 8 town views or plans (o.a. Paris and Marseille), at both sides the portraits of Henry IV and Maria de' Medici, 6 French costumed figures and 2 more town views (Angers and Bourges). Large decorative title cartouche. Verso blank. Ref. Schilder MGN VI: 78. - Van der Krogt [4000:2A.1].

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