Author:Blaeu, Joan


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Atlas Maior of 1665.

By: Blaeu, Joan.

Price: £165.00

Publisher: Germany, Taschen: 2005

Edition: First Modern Edition

Sellers ID: 02994

ISBN: 3822831255

Condition: Very Good

The Atlas Maior, the cartographical masterpiece of the Barogue, was brought out in 1662 and 1665 by the Amsterdam publisher Joan Bleu, one of Hollands leading cartographers. Taschen's bibliophile reprint of this costly atlas is based on the hand- coloured copy with gilt highlights now in the Austrian National library in Vienna. Alongside original quotes from Joan Blaeu relating to the individual maps, the text by Peter van der Krogt explains the historical and cultural... View more info