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BLAEU, W. - Languedoc.

BLAEU, W. -  Languedoc.
BLAEU, W. - Languedoc.
Date: Amsterdam, 1634
Size: 438 x 540 mm.
Colouring: Uncoloured.
Condition: A good and dark impression. slightly age-toned. Rust spot with very slight loss to lower middle centerfold else in good condition. German text on verso.


A detailed map of the French province of Languedoc by the most famous Dutch map publisher of the seventeenth century. Showing Cahors, Toulouse, Narbonne, Arles, Valence, etc.
In the left upper corner, a very decorative title cartouche is seen just above a beautiful royal coat-of-arms, to the right a mile scale
At the base of the map a compass rose and a sailing ship are in the Mediterranean. A handsome, detailed map, packed with information and interest.

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).
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