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A Magnificent Engraving
BLAEU, W. [Amsterdam, 1635]
Artesia Comitatus/ Artois.
15 x 19 ¾ inches.
Beautifully colored map of northern France and Flanders. The cities of Calais, Estaples, and Boulongne-Sur-Mer are shown on the map. The cartouche and scales are particularly fine, engraved with garlands of fruit, flanked with putti, and surmounted by the crowned arms of Artois.