“Rugia Insula ac Ducatus” [the island and duchy of Rügen]. Copper engraving published in 1640 by Willem Blaeu as part of his “Theatrum Orbis Terrarum”. With original hand colouring. Size: 38,3 x 49,9 cm.
From the 14th century Rügen had been part of the part of the Holy Roman Empire, until it became part of Sweden in 1648 as a result of the Treaty of Westphalia. De map is flanked by coats of arms -in alphabetical order- of the noble families on the island.
Price: Euro 425,-