Like Buy Share View in Room Title Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Geographica, 1606 Artist Willem Janszoon Blaeu Ref GM733 Type Fine Art Print Image Size 26" x 20" (66 x 50 cm) Paper Size 26" x 20" (66 x 50 cm) Price $240.00 £144.00 $240.00 €252.00 Add to basket Description ‘Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Geographica’ is one of the most famous and sought-after of all maps. Although engraved and first published, as a separate shett, in 1606, and as such very rarely found, the map remained in use in Blaeu atlases from 1630 to 1658, with only minor alterations. The map gives an up-to-date account of cartographical knowledge at the commencement of the seventeenth century but the engraving, by Josus Van Den Ende, is renowned for the surrounding border decoration. Elaborate pictorial panels at each side depict allegorical illustrations of the four elements and the four seasons. Along the top, seven classical gods are shown, and below, the seven wonders of the ancient world.