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BLAEU, WILLEM JANSZOON - WALACHIA SERBIA BULGARIA ROMANIA ... Guiljelmus Blaeu excudebat.

BLAEU, WILLEM JANSZOON - WALACHIA SERBIA BULGARIA ROMANIA  ... Guiljelmus Blaeu excudebat.
WALACHIA SERBIA BULGARIA ROMANIA ... Guiljelmus Blaeu excudebat. - BLAEU, WILLEM JANSZOON
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Title : WALACHIA SERBIA BULGARIA ROMANIA ... Guiljelmus Blaeu excudebat. .
Map maker : BLAEU, WILLEM JANSZOON.
Date : Amsterdam, 1634.
Size : 15.2 x 19.7 inches. / 38.5 x 50.0 cm.
Colouring : Fine colouring.

Description :A highly decorative, well-prepared map of southeast Europe. This map, from the 1634 German edition of the Blaeu atlas, is its first appearance in an atlas. Willem Janszoon, or Willem Jansz Blaeu (1571-1638) as he is more commonly known, was one of the most noted Dutch cartographers and map publisher of the 17th century. R.V. Tooley stated that Blaeu’s maps are "esteemed by collectors for their decorative quality, historical importance, and as the highest expression of Dutch cartographic art during the period of its supremacy" Tooley, p 28). After preparation as a pupil of the great Danish astronomer, Tycho Brahe, Blaeu initially concentrated on globe making and separately published maps, including wall maps of the continents. From 1608, he dominated the market for sea atlases and in 1630 produced his terrestrial atlas. These atlases were continued by his sons, culminating in the great Atlas Maior of 1662 in 11 volumes with subsequent editions.
Van der Kogt, Peter. Koeman's Atlantes Neerlandici. vol.II, p.589.
Condition : A fine, dark impression.


ID: 91949

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