Roermond Netherlands Meuse river fortified 1612 Blaeu Guicciardini city plan
Roermond Netherlands Meuse river fortified 1612 Blaeu Guicciardini city plan Roermond Netherlands Meuse river fortified 1612 Blaeu Guicciardini city plan
$ 98.00

Ruremunda Gelriae Opp. 

(Europe, Netherlands, Holland, Meuse river, Roermond, City Plan, Fortifications). 

Issued 1612, Amsterdam by Blaeu for Guicciardini. 

Beautiful, detailed early 17th century copper engraved city plan. 

The map captures the city at an early stage of development, surrounded by fortified walls. Decorative ornate strapwork cartouche enhances the visual appeal. Mostly clean & well preserved example, trivial blank margin corner staining & edge toning which visually testifies to the age and patina.

Sheet measures c. 14 1/4" x 11 3/4".

Printed area measures c. 11 1/4" x 8 3/4".

Original centerfold as issued.

Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers , v. I, p. 143-145.

Deys' Guicciardini Illustratus. Rur, 2.1.

Koeman's Atlantes Neerlandici, v. I, p. 295-331.

[R20741].