Blaeu Notes

A digitized version of Willem and Joan Blaeu’s six-volume Toonneel des Aerdrycks, ofte Nieuwe Atlas (1659), produced for the city of Leiden, is available online from the Leiden Regional Archives; click here for the map viewer.

Christie’s is auctioning two of Willem Blaeu’s globes — one terrestrial, one celestial. They’re expected to fetch €200,000-300,000. The lot information has more detail.

Via MapHist.

Previously: Blaue’s Atlas Maior (1665); Blaeu Atlas of Scotland, 1654.