Fessae et Marocchi Regna

Jodocus Hondius (*1563 - 1612)
Coloured map of Morocco, Madeira, Canary Islands. Printed in Amsterdam by H. Hondius in 1633.

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Beautiful and decorative map of North-West Africa, with Morocco, the Canaries and Madeira by Jodocus Hondius. With an inset of the island of Penon de Veles. From the French edition of the Mercator-Hondius Atlas of 1633. French text on verso.


CartographerJodocus Hondius
TitleFessae et Marocchi Regna
Publisher, YearH. Hondius, Amsterdam, 1633
Plate Size35.5 x 47.8 cm (14.0 x 18.8 inches)
Sheet Size48.0 x 56.2 cm (18.9 x 22.1 inches)
ReferenceVan der Krogt, P.: Koeman's Atlantes Neerlandici, 8615:1A.


Very good condition.


Jodocus Hondius was born 1563 in Wakken (West Flanders). He became a globe maker and map engraver. In 1593 he set up his business in Amsterdam after he spent several years in London. He was one of the most important engravers of his time and engraved maps for van den Keere, Waghenaer and Speed. Hondius bought the plates of Mercator in 1604, added around 40 maps and published the expanded Mercator-Atlas first 1606 still under Mercator's name. After his death 1612 in Amsterdam, the business was carried out by his sons Jodocus II and Henricus.

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Coloured map of Morocco, Madeira, Canary Islands. Printed in Amsterdam by H. Hondius in 1633.

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