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Willem Janszoon Blaeu:  Mappa Aestivarum Insularum Alias Barmudas

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Title: Mappa Aestivarum Insularum Alias Barmudas

Map Maker: Willem Janszoon Blaeu

Place / Date: Amsterdam / 1640 ca

Coloring: Hand Colored

Size: 21 x 15.5 inches

Condition: VG+

Price: $2,200.00

Inventory ID: 40684


With a Magnificent Image of Poseidon, Greek God of the Sea

Finely colored example of Blaeu's highly sought after map of Bermuda.

The map is embellished with a striking decorative cartouche, compass rose, and remarkable detail for the island, including a complete list of land owners. The map is based upon John Norwood's survey of 1618. The table at the bottom includes a list of the proprietors, divided by Tribe and the number of shares purchased by each Proprietor, along with a number key, identifying the land owned by each of the shareholders.

References: Van der Krogt, P. (Atlantes) 9660:2; Palmer, M. (Bermuda maps) #7; Goss, J. (Blaeu) p.166.

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