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BLAEU, W. - Hibernia regnum vulgo Ireland.

BLAEU, W. -  Hibernia regnum vulgo Ireland.
Hibernia regnum vulgo Ireland. - BLAEU, W.
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Title : Hibernia regnum vulgo Ireland..
Map maker : BLAEU, W..
Date : Amsterdam, 1634.
Size : 15.6 x 19.7 inches. / 39.5 x 50.0 cm.
Colouring : Uncoloured.

Description :FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE OF THIS MAP, predating the addition of degrees of longitude on the map. From the 1634 edition of Blaeu's Atlas Novus, the first edition of this work and the very first time Blaeu printed this map. RARE.
Standard map of Ireland, imaginatively embellished with a decorative Royal coat of arms, and title cartouche with Irish harp and crown, and a mileage scale cartouche flanked by two putti.
The western coast of Wales, the I.O.M. and the extreme south west coast of Scotland shown. A finely engraved and detailed map, typical of Blaeu's work and expertise.

From an incomplete example of the 1634 German text edition of Blaeu's "Novus Atlas", previously owned by Johann Christoph Gesen (1639), Johann Rudolph von Metzradt (1651), Friedrich August II, King of Saxony (1797-1854).
P. van der Krogt mentions two variants for the German 1634 text edition and only two examples containing proof states (Bad Münstereifel and Gotha).

Read more about the Novus Atlas of 1634 and Willem Blaeu. [+]
Condition : Slight water staining, and mild dicolouration along the centerfold. A good and dark impression. German text on verso.


ID: 36001

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