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Europe - Germany – Schleswig-Holstein - Heligoland
Title: “Helgolandia Insula“
Two decorative maps of Heligoland on one sheet, both with beautiful title cartouches. Description below and verso: historical explanations of the island, both written in Latin.
Original coloured copper engraving on one sheet, by the cartographer and mathematician Johannes Mejer (1606-1674), published by Willem J. Blaeu & Joan Blaeu, Amsterdam 1662-1665.
Sheet size: 51 cm x 31 cm, Print size: 43 cm x 27,8 cm
Beautiful print and colours on strong handmade paper, minor stains due to old age, altogether in very good condition.