1647 – W. J. Blaeu – Novus Atlas


Title:                      “Novus Atlas…

Very decorative title page showing architectural façade with allegories of the four continents. The title is printed on a paste-on slip. Copper engraving published in ‘Atlas Novus das ist Welt-Beschreibung mit schönen newen aussführlichen Land-Taffeln in Kupfer gestochen und an den tag gegeben’ by Johannes Blaeu in Amsterdam, 1647.

Cartographer:   Willem Janszoon Blaeu (1571 – 1638)
Sheet size:          49,8 x 30,8 cm
Year:                    1647
Technique:           copper engraving

Good condition! Strong press on heavy paper. Split professionally restored.

​Due to the age of this map some imperfections to be expected!

This is an original antique title page published in 1647 and NOT a modern copy or reprint!

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