Lot 21

Superb World Map on a Polar Projection, "Novus Planiglobii Terrestris per Utrumque Polum Conspectus", Blaeu/Valck

Subject: World Period: 1695 (circa) Color: Hand Color Size: 16.1 x 21.3 This uncommon, beautifully engraved map showing the world on a polar projection was the final world map executed by Johannes Blaeu in circa 1672. A tragic fire destroyed the Blaeu company that same year before the map was published. The plate itself survived and was acquired... more
11 Sep 2019
USA, Virginia

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