Blaeu, Joan (1596-1673)

[Original engraving and etching cartography/ets en gravure kaart] Schenckenschans, 1635.

Plan of the fortification of Schenkenschans, located between the rivers Rhine and Waal, including details on the landscape. During the Eighty Year’s War, Schenkenschans was under siege by a Dutch army under Frederick Henry (Frederik Hendrik), 1635-1636. With scale and title below: ‘Schenckenschans’. Used in: Novum ac Magnum Theatrum Urbium, Amsterdam, Joan Blaeu, 1649.

Etching and engraving on laid paper, with margins; letterpress text on verso; platemark: 422 x 531 mm; total: 518 x 638 mm; watermark: Atlas holding the celestial spheres; slightly frayed and darkened edges, else in fine condition.

Incl. BTW  151,25

Excl. BTW  125,00