1650 – W.J. Blaeu – Vulgo Lyefland
Title: “Vulgo Lyefland”
Nice original old colored map of the Baltic Sea coast from Lithuania, Estonia, Latvia, Gotaland, and parts of Sweden (including Stockholm) and Finland (including Helsinki) by Willem Janszoon Blaeu. The map includes a decorative cartouche, the coats of arms for Sweden, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Curland, Lithuania, Samogitia, Moscovia and Ingriae, along with a number of ships in the Baltic and Snus Finnicus.
Cartographer: Willem Janszoon Blaeu (1571 – 1638)
Sheet size: 64,5 x 55,5 cm
Technique: copper engraving
Excellent condition! Strong print and paper. Wide margins, middle fold as issued. Latin text on verso. Striking old colors.
This is a genuine antique map published in 1650 and not a modern copy or reprint!