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Hand-Colored Engraving Map After W. Blaeu "Nova Picardiæ Tabula," 17th Century

Item Details

Medium on Ground Hand-colored engraving on laid paper
Geographical Area France
Region Picardy, Northern France
Period Late 17th Century, Antique
Artist (Nationality, Lifespan) After Willem Janszoon Blaeu, a.k.a. Guillelmus Janssonius Caesius (Dutch, 1571–1638)
Title Nova Picardiæ Tabula (New Map of Picardy)
Signature Unsigned
Language Latin
Map Type Political Map
Inscriptions – Front and/or Verso Title inscribed in plate to the upper right
Labels to frame Additional information on label to the upper right of synthetic covering of mount.
  • Item not examined outside of mounting
  • Please note, if the warehouse transfer to Cincinnati option is selected by the winning bidder, the item will be available in Cincinnati for pickup after three business days after payment has been finalized.


- vertical crease down the center of print where the paper has been previously folded; torn loss to paper at the center left edge of sheet; toning, scattered foxing, and accretions to print and paper; slight creases and handling wear to paper along the edges of sheet.


25.25" W x 22.25" H x 0.25" D

- measurements of mount; sheet measures 24.75" W x 21.0" H; plate measures 21.75" W x 15.75" H.

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