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A scarce 17th century prospect of Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne in superb colour

Stock No. 23269 Category: Tags: , Cartographer: BLAEU, Johannes.

Civitas Sancti Joannis Maurianensis.
Amsterdam: Heirs of Johannes Blaeu, 1682. Fine original colour with gold highlights. 530 x 590mm.

£400

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A prospect of Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne in Savoy, with the snow-covered Alps behind. The title is on a banderole with the arms of Savoy held aloft by putti.
The map was published in the fifth and last volume of Johannes Blaeu's Townbooks of Italy, 'Sabaudia Velocis Justitiae et Mavortiae Virtutis Antiqua Sedes', published after his death. Later editions were published by Moetjens, Mortier & Alberts.
The colour is particularly fine, with the armorial accentuated with gold

Additional information

Dimensions 590 × 530 mm
Cartographer

Date

1682

Extra Info

Civitas Sancti Joannis Maurianensis.

Publication

Amsterdam: Heirs of Johannes Blaeu, 1682. Fine original colour with gold highlights. 530 x 590mm.

Condition

A little toning of paper in the margins.

References

KOEMANL Bl 76.