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BLAEU, Joan

Radnoria Comitatus Radnor Shire

Amsterdam, 1645
380 x 500 mm., early outline colour in good condition.
Joan Blaeu (1598-1673) is one of the most famous of the Dutch cartographers. The fourth volume of his ‘Novus Atlas’ first published in 1645 focused on England and Wales. Blaeu established his firm in 1599 as instrument and globe makers. He went on to produce some of the highest quality atlases ever published. This very decorative map of Radnor is from the French text edition of 1645, it was re-issued in 1646 and 1648 with the same text setting. Booth (1977) pp. 44-8; Koeman Bl 42A 337; Van der Krogt, P. (Atlantes) 5515:2; Skelton (1970) 28.
Stock number: 9005

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