Blaeu, Joan (1596-1673)

[Engraved carthography/gegraveerde kaart] ‘Arcis Gennipensis oppugnatae atque expugnatae’; Siege of Gennep, 1641.

Map of Gennep at the time of the siege by the Dutch army under Frederik Hendrik in 1641 during the Eighty Years’ War. Left the town of Gennep, in the center the stronghold Genneperhuis, along the river Maas. In the surrounding landscape the fortifications are indicated, accompanied by brief descriptions. In cartouche in upper right corner: ‘Nobilissimis ac Praepotentibus … Arcis Gennipensis … Nicolaus Ioannis Visscher’; in cartouche in lower right corner: ‘Sr. Renaudus Delineavit Ao. 1641.’ Used in: Joan Blaeu, Novum ac Magnum Theatrum Urbium, vol. 1: Belgica Libera ac Foederata, Amsterdam, 1649. Letterpress text on verso ‘IN VICTAM GENNAPII ARCEM …’

Engraving on paper, with broad margins; platemark: 403 x 523 mm; total: 463 x 613 mm; centerfold, some very small stains in the margins, else in good condition.

Incl. BTW  151,25

Excl. BTW  125,00

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