1644 – W. J. Blaeu – Prussia Accurate Descripta


Title:                      “Prussia Accurate Descripta a Gasparo Henneberg Erlichensi”​

Detailed map of Prussia including parts of Poland and Lithuania, based on the map of Gaspar Henneberg. A beautifully engraved two large decorative cartouches, coat of arms and 3 sailing ships. Comes from the Latin version of “Theatrum Orbis Terrarum” by Joan Blaeu.

Cartographer:    Willem Janszoon Blaeu (1570 – 1630)
Leaf size:              48,5 x 6,0 cm
Year:                     1644
Technique:           copper engraving

Good condition. Paper tape traces on verso, as map was in the frame before. Lower middle fold separation restored. Original hand coloring.

This is an original antique map published in 1644 and not a modern copy or reprint!

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