SABAUDIA

£175

Stunning title page to the 1726 reissue of Blaeu's townbook of Sabaudiae Ducatus.

Representation of Sabaudia as a vwoman baring her breasts, whatever do they get up to in the mountains.

Beautifully engraved by Valk.

Very good condition

code : M3092

Cartographer : Family

Date : 1726

Size : 47*30 cms

availability : Available

Price : £175

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The Schenk family, with co-publishers, the Valks, were among the most prolific and best known publishers of eighteenth century Amsterdam, issuing prints, maps, books and atlases. Their work was invariably finely presented though was primarily reissued from other map-makers’ printing plates, including Visscher, De Wit, Jansson and others. However, their work demonstrates the precision and elegance associated with maps and engravings produced in this important cartographical period.