Dec 08, 2015 - Sale 2401

Sale 2401 - Lot 16

Price Realized: $ 1,950
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,500 - $ 3,500
BLAEU, WILLEM JANSZ. Nova Belgica et Anglia Nova. Double-page engraved map. 550x650 mm, very wide margins, Latin text on verso "America L"; outline hand-color to style, with gold highlights; unobtrusive adhesive remnants at top edge, very small stain in lower left quadrant. [Amsterdam, 1662]

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"This important map was one of the most attractive of the Americas at the time. It is noted for the fact that its primary source is the first manuscript figurative map of Adriaen Block, 1614... It is the earliest to name Nieu Amsterdam." -- Burden, 241.