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Snapshot 126: Blaeu’s Italian Promise

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Blaeu’s Italian Promise
The Blaeu publishing house in Amsterdam is remembered today mainly for its world atlas, the Atlas major. Not so commonly known is the fact that Joan Blaeu, in that same period started planning the creation of a second mega atlas, dedicated to the cities and monuments of Italy.
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