Comitatuum Hannoniae et Namurci Descripto

Johannes Janssonius (*1588 - 1664)
Old coloured map of Namur, Hainaut, Belgium. Printed in Amsterdam circa 1636.

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Description

Old coloured copper engraved map of the central part of Belgium by J. Janssonius. Showing the regions Namur and Hainaut with Bruxelles and Mons. Cartouche with two coats of arms and a cherub.

Details

CartographerJohannes Janssonius
TitleComitatuum Hannoniae et Namurci Descripto
Publisher, YearAmsterdam, circa 1636
Plate Size38.4 x 49.6 cm (15.1 x 19.5 inches)
Sheet Size48.0 x 58.8 cm (18.9 x 23.1 inches)

Condition

Small tears in margin backed.

Cartographer

Johannes Janssonius also known as Jan Jansson was born 1588 in Arnhem, Netherlands. His father was a bookseller and publisher (Jan Janszoon the Elder). When he married the daughter of the cartographer Jodocus Hondius he also set up a business as book publisher in Amsterdam. His first map was published in 1616. Around 15 years later he set up a partnership with his brother in law Hondius add issued further editions of the Mercator/Hondius atlas. After his death in 1664, his heirs still have published several maps. Many of his plates have been acquired by Pieter Schenk and Gerard Valk.

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Old coloured map of Namur, Hainaut, Belgium. Printed in Amsterdam circa 1636.

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