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Publisher: BLAEU, J.
Title: Franconia vulgo Franckenlandt.
Published in: Amsterdam, 1645
   
Size: 14.9 x 19.5 inches.
37.9 x 49.5 cm.
Colouring:

In original colours
Condition: Some slight age-toning of paper. Slightly creased at centerfold. In good condition condition.
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A fine copy centered on Bamberg, Nuremberg, Würzburg, and Nuremberg, Latin text on verso. With a decorative title cartouche adorned with two cherubs.
As Willem Blaeu died in 1638 most of his maps are actually published by his son Joan.
From early on Willem Jansz. Blaeu aimed of publishing an atlas to compete with the Hondius-Jansson Atlas. By 1630, he had published at least 17 folio size maps. Blaeu was able to realize his plan soon after he had acquired the copper plates of the atlas maps by Jodocus Hondius. The "Appendix followed in 1630.

In 1635 he finally realized a "international edition" of a world atlas, the "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum".
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