Original Copperplate Map

Original antique map THE FENS,'REGIONES INUNDATAE', EAST ENGLAND, J Blaeu, 1645


Original antique map THE FENS,'REGIONES INUNDATAE', EAST ENGLAND, J Blaeu, 1645
Original antique map THE FENS,'REGIONES INUNDATAE', EAST ENGLAND, J Blaeu, 1645
Original antique map THE FENS,'REGIONES INUNDATAE', EAST ENGLAND, J Blaeu, 1645
Original antique map THE FENS,'REGIONES INUNDATAE', EAST ENGLAND, J Blaeu, 1645
Original antique map THE FENS,'REGIONES INUNDATAE', EAST ENGLAND, J Blaeu, 1645
Original antique map THE FENS,'REGIONES INUNDATAE', EAST ENGLAND, J Blaeu, 1645

Original antique map THE FENS,'REGIONES INUNDATAE', EAST ENGLAND, J Blaeu, 1645    Original antique map THE FENS,'REGIONES INUNDATAE', EAST ENGLAND, J Blaeu, 1645
A very attractive, copper-engraved map of the Fens which covers parts of Norfolk, Suffolk, Lincolnshire, Cambridgeshire, Huntingdonshire and Northamptonshire. Its full title is,'Regiones Inundatae in finibus comitatus Norfolciae, Suffolciae, Cantabrigiae, Huntingtoniae, Northamtoniae et Lincolniae' and it was published in the 1645 French edition of Joan Blaeu's'Le Theatre du Monde ou Nouvel Atlas', Vol. The map is printed on good quality, hand-laid paper and is outline hand coloured.

It includes a decorative title cartouche and distance scale and is further embellished with coats of arms. The printed area measures approximately 540mm x 435mm with good sized margins beyond, blank verso. Condition report: Generally in very good condition overall but please note that there has been some loss to the surface the paper on either side of the centrefold where the map has been folded before the hand colouring has fully dried (could be touched up by any good colourist).

One or two minor age spots. A few minor marks to the margins. Please study the photographs carefully to fully appreciate the condition. The item "Original antique map THE FENS,'REGIONES INUNDATAE', EAST ENGLAND, J Blaeu, 1645" is in sale since Tuesday, April 2, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps". The seller is "mapsetcetera1" and is located in Menston, West Yorkshire. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  1. Format: Sheet Map
  2. Region: UK
  3. Antique/ Modern: Antique
  4. Printing Technique: Copper Plate
  5. County: Lincolnshire
  6. Date Range: 1600-1699
  7. Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  8. Country/Region: England
  9. Era: 1600s
  10. Cartographer/Publisher: J.

    Blaeu

  11. Type: County Map
  12. Year: 1645


Original antique map THE FENS,'REGIONES INUNDATAE', EAST ENGLAND, J Blaeu, 1645    Original antique map THE FENS,'REGIONES INUNDATAE', EAST ENGLAND, J Blaeu, 1645