Old coloured title page of the Hondius-Janssonius Atlas. From the Latin edition of the Atlas Novus published 1641 in Amsterdam.
Pieter van der Krogt in Koeman's Atlantes Neerlandici, 1:31.2:
Architectural title page. At the top a sphere and allegorical representations of astronomy and geography. The main text panel is flanked by princes and noblemen and the panel itself surrounded by coats-of-arms of 18 countries: top Spain, England (including Scotland and Ireland), the Holy Roman Empire, France, Sweden and Denmark; left Poland, Turkey, United Netherlands, Portugal, Flanders/Brabant and Savoy; right Austria, Hungary, Papal State, Naples, Venice, and Toscana. A secondary text panel in the plinth is carried by a double-headed eagle. The text panels have engraved French text; the appropriate texts for editions in other languages were pasted over.
|Title||Atlas novus, sive sive Theatrum Orbis Terrarum ... in Tres Tomos|
|Publisher, Year||J. Janssonius, Amsterdam, 1641|
|Plate Size||37.0 x 23.6 cm (14.6 x 9.3 inches)|
|Sheet Size||46.7 x 30.6 cm (18.4 x 12.0 inches)|
|Reference||Van der Krogt, P.: Koeman's Atlantes Neerlandici, 1:31.2|
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