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BLAEU, J. - Insula Huaena sive Venusia a Guiljelmo Blaeu cum sub Tychone Astronomiae operam daret, delineata.

BLAEU, J. -  Insula Huaena sive Venusia a Guiljelmo Blaeu cum sub Tychone Astronomiae operam daret, delineata.
Insula Huaena sive Venusia a Guiljelmo Blaeu cum sub Tychone Astronomiae operam daret, delineata. - BLAEU, J.
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Title : Insula Huaena sive Venusia a Guiljelmo Blaeu cum sub Tychone Astronomiae operam daret, delineata..
Map maker : BLAEU, J..
Date : Amsterdam, 1659.
Size : 15.9 x 19.1 inches. / 40.5 x 48.5 cm.
Colouring : In attractive strong original colours.

Description :Decorative map of the island Hvan in the Danish Sound. In the center Tycho Brahe's famous observatory Uraniborg established in 1576, under the patronage of Frederick II, King of Denmark. Tycho Brahe had studied and travelled widely in Europe, buying instruments, visiting mathematicians and making astronomical observations. By the year 1592 the building of his observatory had been completed. Here talented young astronomers were given the opportunity to improve their knowledge of science under the direction of Tycho Brahe and with the help of up-to-date instruments. One of these students was Willem Blaeu.
In lower left hand corner a female holding a sphere and a large celestial globe.
Condition : Some mainly marginal spotting. Some light discolouration along center fold. A good and dark impression, wide margins. From a rare Spanish text edition.


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