Coloured map of the Normandy. Printed circa 1650.

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Description

Very attractive map of the Normandy in France with the Channel to UK. Various ships and coats of arms are shown.

Details

CartographerJohannes Janssonius
TitleNormandia Ducatus
Publisher, Yearcirca 1650
Plate Size37.7 x 51.3 cm (14.8 x 20.2 inches)

Condition

Small piece of upper right corner cut, excellent condition.

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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Johannes Janssonius: Normandia Ducatus.
Coloured map of the Normandy. Printed circa 1650.

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