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    [Willem and Joan Blaeu, cartographers]. Parte Alpestre dello Stato di Milano con il Lago Maggiro di Luganno, e di Como. [Amsterdam: Blaeu, 1645].

    Folio sheet (19.5 x 23 .75 inches; 495 x 603 mm.). Engraved copperplate map of 15.125 x 20 inches (384 x 508 mm.) on recto; letterpress text on verso. Map with contemporary hand coloring. Some light foxing to margins, and some short tears to edges, wholly unaffecting image. Overall a very good copy.

    A lovely copy of a copper engraved map from Blaeu's celebrated Atlas Major of 1645, depicting the "Alpine Part of the State of Milan", and featuring that capital city, Lake Como, and Lake Lugano. With contemporary hand coloring, and an historiated cartouche with a fisherman and huntsman.

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