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BLAEU, W. - Sabaudia Ducatus. Savoye.

BLAEU, W. -  Sabaudia Ducatus. Savoye.
BLAEU, W. - Sabaudia Ducatus. Savoye.
Date: Amsterdam, 1634
Size: 385 x 500 mm.
Colouring: Uncoloured.
Condition: Wide margins, with a good strong impression, a few place-names marked in red else fine. German text on verso.


A very decorative map of the mountainous region of Savoy with beautiful cartouches by one of the most famous map publishers of the seventeenth century.
Showing Geneva and the lake to the north of the map and Grenoble in the lower left corner. First appearance in a Blaeu Atlas Appendix in 1631 and one of the few plates in the Appendix NOT acquired from J.Hondius' widdow in 1629.

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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