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Publisher: BLAEU, W.
Title: Waldeck Comitatus.
Published in: Amsterdam, 1634
   
Size: 15.0 x 19.6 inches.
38.0 x 49.8 cm.
Colouring:

Uncoloured.
Condition: In very good condition. Paper lightly age toned, one place-named underlined in red. Good strong impression. German text to verso.
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FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE OF THIS MAP. From the 1634 edition of Blaeu's Atlas Novus, the first edition of this work.
Important early map of Waldeck. Attractive coat of arms above title cartouche at top left, and three putti are seen by the mileage scale at the bottom of the map. Centered on Waldeck, Korbach, etc.

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).

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. [+]
Reference: V.d.Krogt, Atlantes Neerlandici, Vol 2, 2:131.1.



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