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Joan Blaeu Atlas maior of 1665

Author: Joan Blaeu; P C J van der Krogt; Benedikt Taschen
Publisher: Hongkong ; Los Angeles : Taschen, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Map : Atlas   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A two-volume set featuring 58 maps of England and 55 maps of Scotland and Ireland. It includes text in English, French, and German.

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Genre/Form: Early works
Facsimiles
History
Early works to 1800 Facsimiles
Fac-similés
Ouvrages avant 1800 Fac-similés
Named Person: Joan Blaeu; Joan Blaeu
Material Type: Atlas
Document Type: Map, Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joan Blaeu; P C J van der Krogt; Benedikt Taschen
ISBN: 3822851051 9783822851050 3822851043 9783822851043 3822851027 9783822851029 3822851078 9783822851074 3822851035 9783822851036 3822838284 9783822838280 382285106X 9783822851067
OCLC Number: 85770277
Language Note: Each volume in three languages; translated from the Dutch.
Notes: Facsimile reprint.
"This reprinted edition in six volumes is based on the hand-colored, gold-heightened copy in the Österreichische Nationalbibliothek in Vienna ... Alongside Joan Blaeu's original commentaries on the individual maps, a new text by Peter van der Krogt explains the historical and cultural associations and introduces the reader to the fascinating world of early modern cartography. The volume entitled 'Gallia' includes all 64 maps of France and the text is in French, English and German. 'Anglia, Scotia et Hibernia' features all 58 maps of England and 55 maps of Scotland and Ireland, and the text is in English, French and German. 'Germania, Austria et Helvetia' includes all 97 maps of Germania, 20 maps of Austria and 7 maps of Switzerland, and the text is in German, English and French. 'Italia' features all 60 maps of Italy and the text is in Italian, English and German. 'Belgica Regia et Belgica Foederata' includes all 63 maps of Belgium and the Netherlands and the text is in Dutch, French and English. Finally, 'Hispania, Portugallia, Africa et America' features all 28 maps of Spain and Portugal, 13 maps of Africa and 23 maps of America and the text is in Spanish, English and Portuguese"--Jacket flap.
Vols. 2-3 issued in slipcases.
Description: 1 atlas (6 volumes in 8) : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 39 cm
Cartographic Mathematical Data: Scales differ.
Contents: [1] Gallia --
[2] v. 1. Anglia --
[2] v. 2. Scotia & Hibernia --
[3] v. 1. Germania --
[3] v. 2. Germania, Austria & Helvetia --
[4] Italia --
[5] Belgica Regia & Belgica Foederata --
[6] Hispania, Portugallia, Africa & America.
Other Titles: Atlas maior.
Atlas maior of 1665
Responsibility: introduction and texts by Peter van der Krogt ; based on the copy in the Österreichische Nationalbibliothek, Wien ; with a selection of original texts by Joan Blaeu ; directed and produced by Benedikt Taschen.

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