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(SALES) 1 old antique map/ Danube / the Balkan / Virtual Map F

€700.00

Title: [a map of the Balkan] Danubius, fluvius Europae maximus, a fontibus ad Ostia, cum omnibus Fluminibus, ad utroque latere, in illum defluentibus.
Author: Blaeu, W & J. Blaeu.
PlaceAndYear: Amsterdam, c. 1635.
Description: A striking large-format map of the course of the river Danube on two sheets. Embellished with two large cartouches, a title cartouche with on one side the Kaizer of the Holy German Empire, Ferdinand III with behind him a woman carying the crucified Christ and on the other side the Sultan of the Ottoman Empire with behind him a woman crushing the crucified Christ under her foot and in the left lower part a scale cartouche with river gods and fauns, symbolizing the river Danube and its many subsidiaries. A beautiful item, first issued by Willem and Johan Blaeu in the Dutch edition of Blaeu's Theatrum in 1635. Ref.: Koeman, Part I, p. 102, map [219]
Dimensions: 410 x 960 mm
Colouring: attractive later colouring
Condition: a false fold, otherwise in very good condition.
Technique: THIS ITEM IS OFFERED WITH A REDUCTION OF THE PRICE FROM EURO 1200 TO EURO 700 . SHIPPING AND INSURANCE COSTS, BANKING (NO CHARGE FOR E.C CITIZENS) AND PAYPAL COSTS (5%) ARE EXTRA. HOW TO ORDER: CLICK ON THE BUTTON 'CONTACT DEALER' ON THE ITEM PAGE , GIVE YOUR NAME & EMAIL ADDRESS, AND PLACE THE ORDER IN THE MESSAGE BOX.
  • Number: 1012484 (7806)
  • Dealer: Speculum Orbis Nauticum







 
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