Lot 1264
Two Willem Blaeu Maps of British Interest with an Explanatory Book
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Amsterdam, circa 1650, copperplate engravings with hand-coloring, to include an overall map of Great Britain with French text on the verso and a regional map of Oxfordshire with Spanish on the verso. Both maps presented in matching frames with gilt borders. Included is Blaeu's The Grand Atlas of the 17th Century World, text by John Goss (New York: Rizzoli,1990), folio (15-3/8in.), numerous maps are shown with explanatory text; blue linen boards with dustjacket. Very Good condition.

Frames 33-3/4 wide x 31 in. high.; map sight sizes 18 x 22-1/2 in. (Great Britain), 17 x 21-12 in. (Oxfordshire)

From the Collection of a Southern Gentleman, Atlanta, Georgia

Light creme toning, sheets with full margins; fold lines visible; overall very good condition.