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Central France Hand-Colored Engraving Map After Willem Blaeu, 17th Century

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Medium on Ground Hand-colored engraving on laid paper
Geographical Area France
Region Central France
Period 17th Century, Antique
Artist (Nationality, Lifespan) After Willem Janszoon Blaeu (Dutch, 1571 – 1638)
Title Le Gouvernement de l’Isle de France
Signature Unsigned
Language French
Map Type Political Map
Inscriptions – Front and/or Verso Title inscribed in plate to the lower right
Labels to frame Additional information on label to the verso
  • 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; slight buckling to map within frame; toning, foxing, and flecks of accretions to print and paper; abrasions, scratches, scuffs, and accretions scattered to frame.


33.75" W x 29.25" H x 1.75" D

- measurements of frame; plate measures approximately 20.75" W x 16.25" H.

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