Blaeu, Joan (1596-1673)

[Original etching and engraving cartography/ets en gravure kaart] ‘SLVSA EXPUGNATA […]’; Beleg van Sluis; Siege of Sluis, 1604.

Map of Sluis at the time of the siege in 1604 by a Dutch and English army under Prince Maurice (Maurits) of Orange and Horace Vere during the Eighty Years’ War. With surrounding area including Cadzand and Aardenburg, with indications of the fortifications in the landscape. Title and dedication to Prince Maurice in cartouche in lower right corner: ‘SLVSA EXPVGNATA virtute Illmi. Princ. MAVRITII NASSAVII’ […] ANNO MDCIIII.’ Used in: Novum ac Magnum Theatrum Urbium, Amsterdam, Joan Blaeu, 1649.

Etching and engraving on laid paper, with broad margins; letterpress text on verso; platemark: 385 x 499 mm; total: 481 x 666 mm; watermark: Atlas holding the celestial spheres; small stain in left margin, else in fine condition.

Incl. BTW  151,25

Excl. BTW  125,00