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    Willem Janszoon Blaeu. Americæ. Nova Tabula. Amsterdam: [circa 1630-1640]. Map of the Americas, taken from Joan Blaeu's Atlas Maior, 1662-1672. Single sheet, two pages (19.25 x 23.125 inches; 491 x 586 mm.). Colored, with text on verso. Split down middle at page fold mended; left and right margins extended; other, smaller tears repaired across surface of map. General age toning, mild discoloration. Faint soiling, mostly at margins. Very good. Nine views of major settlements across top of map; ten scenes along sides depicting natives of various regions. One of the most famous maps from the largest and most expensive atlas of the Dutch golden age of cartography.

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2018
    13th Thursday
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