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Blaeu, Willem, 1571-1638



  • Existence: 1571 - 1638


Willem Janszoon Blaeu (1571 – 21 October 1638), also abbreviated to Willem Jansz. Blaeu, was a Dutch cartographer, atlas maker and publisher. Along with his son Johannes Blaeu, Willem is considered one of the notable figures of the Netherlandish/Dutch school of cartography in its golden age (the 16th and 17th centuries).

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Brandeburgum Marchionatus (Amsterdam)

 Folder: 1, Box 8
Part of MS-1425: Bhavsar Map Collection
Date(s): 1660
Scope and Contents

Contains printed maps dated from 1572 to 1791, many in color, depicting areas of various regions in Europe, mostly Germany and the Netherland, but also France, Belgium, Denmark, Austria, Luxembourg, and the Czech Republic.

Danubius Fluvius Europae Maximus. A Fontibus ad Ostia... (Germany)

 Folder: 5, Box 20
Part of MS-1425: Bhavsar Map Collection
Date(s): 1636
Scope and Contents

From: Nouvel Atlas ou Theatre du Monde, Jan Jansson, 1636

Gront Van Starrenburg (Amsterdam)

 Folder: 1, Box 9
Part of MS-1425: Bhavsar Map Collection
Date(s): 1664
Scope and Contents

From: Atlas Maior (Dutch edition), Joan and Willem Blaeu, 1664

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