Antique Map-ITALY-LOMBARDY-Hondius-Janssonius-1636

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Engraving on verge type hand laid paper with watermark. We absolutely guarantee the authenticity of this item. on paper.

Size in cm: The overall size is ca. 57 x 45.5 cm. The image size is ca. 45 x 35.5 cm. Size in inch: The overall size is ca. 22.4 x 17.9 inch. The image size is ca. 17.7 x 14 inch.

Title: ‘Lombardiae Alpestris pars occidentalis cum Valesia’. (Lombardy, Italian Alp region) This maps shows the cities of Milan, Lausanne, Lucarno, Como, tha lakes of Lago Maggiore, Como, Lugano and others. This old antique engraved map originates from a rare 2 volume Hondius / Janssonius Atlas: ‘Atlas, das ist, Abbildung der Gantzen Welt ….’, published in 1636 in Amsterdam containing maps by Gerard Mercator, Jodocus and Hendricus Hondius and Johannes Janssonius. (ref: Koeman 1:322). This Atlas contains maps by Mercator, Hondius and early Janssonius edition maps. We carry most maps from the 2nd volume: France, Spain, Portugal, Greece, Mid-East, Asia and America. Review our ebay store, website or inquire for any specific maps not listed.Artists and Engravers: The carthographers / publishers associated wit this Atlas are: Gerard Mercator (or Rupelmundanus, Gerard de Kremer, Cremer) (1512-1594), Jodocus Hondius (1563-1612), Henricus Hondius (1597-1651) and Johannes Janssonius (1588-1664). One can find many references in online literature to these famous icons of cartography.

Condition: Fine. general age related toning. some light staining in margins from handling. original middle fold from binding. At your request we can have this map coloured by professional antique map / print colourer (cost inquire).

Keywords: ANTIQUE MAP-ITALY-LOMBARDY-HONDIUS-JANSSONIUS

(PCO) B34-11

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