Ducatus Holsatiae nova tabula

Jodocus Hondius (*1563 - 1612)
Coloured map of Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. Printed in Amsterdam by H. Hondius in 1633.

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Beautiful antique map of Holstein by H. Hondius. Below the Elbe from its mouth to Hamburg. The historical landscapes are highlighted by colouring: Wagiren from the Kiel Fjord to the Bay of Lübeck, Dithmarschen on the North Sea coast from the Elbe to the Kiel Canal, Stormarn with Pinneberg. In the east with Fehmarn and Lübeck, in the north to Schleswig and Kiel. With two inset maps of the surroundings of Dagebüll and the Stapelholmer Land. From the French edition of the Mercator-Hondius Atlas printed in 1633.


CartographerJodocus Hondius
TitleDucatus Holsatiae nova tabula
Publisher, YearH. Hondius, Amsterdam, 1633
Plate Size38.2 x 50.7 cm (15.0 x 20.0 inches)
Sheet Size48.2 x 57.2 cm (19.0 x 22.5 inches)
ReferenceVan der Krogt, P.: Koeman's Atlantes Neerlandici, 1660:1B.1


Slight creases around the centrefold. 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 Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. Printed in Amsterdam by H. Hondius in 1633.

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