Atlas Maior of 1665: Anglia, Scotia & Hibernia
This work contains maps of England, Ireland, and Scotland from Joan Blaeu’s exquisite world atlas of 1665. «The Atlas Maior», the cartographical masterpiece of the Baroque period, was brought out between 1662 and 1665 by the Amsterdam publisher Joan Blaeu, one of Holland’s leading cartographers. Originally appearing in Latin, the atlas comprised 594 maps in 11 volumes, which depicted the whole of the world as known to early modern Europe. It was the largest and most expensive book published during the 17th century. For more than 100 years, it remained the definitive atlas of the world, and today is among the most
TASCHEN, 2009 г.
Суперобложка, 416 страниц
Размер (в x ш x т)
220 x 40 x 172