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The Mapping of North America

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A very attractive title page from the the fifth volume of Joan Blaeu’s ‘Atlas Major’, 1662 published in eleven volumes. A sumptuous atlas. This section of England and Wales was first published in 1645. The English Royal coat of arms above is supported by the lion and Welsh dragon. A spirited Britannus figure below is supported by Romanus, Saxo, Danus, and Normannus figures. Koeman (1967-70) Bl 56 p. 215.

Anglia quae est Europe Liber XI

Johannem Blaeu, Amsterdam, 1662
415 x 245 mm., fine early wash colour heightened with extensive use of gold, in good condition.
Stock number: 10772
£ 150
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