Schort, Johannes Jakob; Blaeu, Joan (1596-1673)

[Original etching and engraving/ets en gravure] ‘De Ghelegentheyt ende Belegheringhe van Schencken Schans’; Siege of Schenkenschans, 1635-1636.

Map of the Siege and capture of Schenckenschans, located between the rivers Rhine and Waal, by a Dutch army under Frederick Henry (Frederik Hendrik), 1635-1636. With view of the surrounding area including the fortifications and details on the Siege. Title in cartouche above: ‘De Ghelegentheyt ende Belegheringhe van Schencken Schans Curyeus gemeeten ende geteeckent by den ervaren Ingenieur Ioannes Iacobi Schort Anno 1635. en 36’; legend to numbers 1 to 25 in cartouche in upper left; compass rose in upper right corner; profiles of the fortifications. Address below: ‘I B excudebat’. Used in: Novum ac Magnum Theatrum Urbium, Amsterdam, Joan Blaeu, 1649.

Etching and engraving on laid paper, with margins; letterpress text on verso; platemark: 474 x 573 mm; total: 507 x 641 mm; watermark: Atlas holding the celestial spheres; frayed edges, some foxing in the margins. Muller 1744.

Incl. BTW  151,25

Excl. BTW  125,00