Joan Blaeu (1596-1673)

[Antique print, engraving] GOVDA (plattegrond, kaart van Gouda), published 1649 or after 1674.

Map of Gouda with houses and buildings, from Blaeu’s Altas: Toonneel der Steden van de Vereenighde Nederlanden, Met hare Beschrijvingen. On the external margins, to the left and right, the explanation of the numbers reported on the map. Two coats of arms, one on either side of the print.

Titled on the top left: ‘GOVDA’, inscribed on the top right: ‘Amplissimis prudentissimis viris D.D. praetori, consulibus, scabinis, totique Senatui Reipublicae Goudanae; tabulam hanc D.D., Joh. Blaeu.’

As without text on verso, might be a reprint from after 1674 “brought together with maps by various authors in the atlases of Covens and Mortier, and Ottens.”

Engraving on paper with some margins; plate mark: 385 x 496 mm, total: 419 x 533 mm; top corners damaged, frayed margins, the top margin with a tear slightly affecting the plate, some staining and foxing, cooking paper. Nice impression.

Incl. VAT  151,25

Excl. VAT  125,00

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