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Tabula Islandia

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An unusual, later issue of Blaeu's magnificent Iceland map with a blank verso. In addition to highly detailed and dramatic topography, this beautifully preserved map features a Dutch vessel firing its guns, various sea monsters, a splendid title cartouche framed by winged rivers goddesses and a mileage scale cartouche topped by an armillary sphere.
Item Number: rs1756
Cartographer: Blaeu
Place & Date: Amsterdam / 1630/1690
Size: 19 1/2" x 15"
Condition: b&w, very light overall age toning; some slight staining along outer edges of wide margins
Price: SOLD