Atlas Maior

Blaeu, Joan; Peter Van Der Krogt (Introduction and Texts)

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Price: $40.00

Place Published: New York
Publisher: Barnes and Noble
Date Published: 2006
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780760782064
Book Id: 37474


415pp. Folio [34 cm] Illustrated paper covered boards. Navy blue endpapers. Near fine condition. In a very good dust jacket, with very minimal staining on the verso of the jacket.


Based on the copy in the Osterreichische Nationalbibliothek, Vienna. With a selection of original texts by Joan Blaeu. Directed and produced by Benedikt Taschen. The Atlas Maior was the cartographical masterpiece of the Baroque period. It was the biggest and most expensive book to be published during the seventeenth century.