NORTHUMBERLAND original antique map,'COMITATUS NORTHUMBRIA' J. Blaeu, c. 1647
Title / Subject:'Comitatus Northumbria vernacule Northumberland. Size: the printed area measures approximately 500mm x 410mm with generous margins beyond; German text verso. Description: An original, antique, copper-plate engraved county map of Northumberland, printed on hand laid paper. The map is hand coloured and has a decorative title cartouche and distance scale as well as several royal coats of arms. Cartographer / Engraver: Johannes Blaeu. Provenance:'Atlas Novus' (German text edition), published in Amsterdam, c. Very faint creasing adjacent to the centrefold and to the top right corner of the sheet. Several expertly repaired tears to the edges of the sheet, and a repair to the bottom right corner, all well away from the printed area. A few pinprick-sized holes to the map, only really discernible when held up to the light.
Please study all the photographs carefully to fully appreciate the condition. The item "NORTHUMBERLAND original antique map,'COMITATUS NORTHUMBRIA' J. 1647" is in sale since Friday, October 11, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps". The seller is "mapsetcetera1" and is located in Menston, West Yorkshire.
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- County: Northumberland
- Cartographer/Publisher: J. Blaeu
- Printing Technique: Copper Plate
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
- Format: Atlas Map
- Type: Atlas Map
- Year: c.1647
- Date Range: 1600-1699
- Country/Region: England
- Era: 1600s