The finest and most comprehensive baroque atlas was Joan Blaeu's exceptional Atlas Maior, completed in 1665. Covering Arctica, Europe, Africa, Asia, and America, Blaeu's Atlas Maior was a remarkable achievement and remains to this day one of history's finest examples of mapmaking. This edition is a reprint of the this atlas. This large 415 page book (18" x 12" x 3") contains 593 maps, an astonishing reference and historical study of map making. The text is in English, French, and German.
Hardcover. ISBN: 3-8228-3125-5
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