‘Tertia pars Brabantia e… Antverpia …’
Contemporary (original / old) hand coloured etching / engraving on hand laid paper. Watermark: We found no watermark. Paper appears from the Veluwe region in the Netherlands..
Sheet size: 58,6 x 48,5 cm. (23,1 x 19,1 inch). Image size: 51,9 x 41,8 cm. (20,4 x 16,5 inch).
From: “Atlas Novus sive Theatrum Orbis Terrarum”, Amsterdam: Johannes Janssonius, 1647. This Atlas was published 1638-66. This item is from the 1647 latin ed. (Janssonius 1647 / 02-2020)
Made by ‘Janssonius workshop’ after ‘unknown carthographer’. Publisher: Johannes Janssonius also known as Jan Jansson (1588-1664) was born 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 his heirs still have published several maps. Many of his plates have been acquired by Pieter Schenk and Gerard Valk. Cartographer: Michiel Florent van Langren (Amsterdam 1598–1675, Brussels) was a cartographer from the Southern Netherlands. He is known for being the first to make a map of the moon, as well as initiating the trend of selenography.
Condition: Good, given age. Paper separation at the lower middle fold, backed. Original middle fold as issued. Light brown offsetting from colours on oposing page, as is common. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Keywords: BELGIUM-ATWERPEN-NETHERLANDS-BREDA-BERGEN OP ZOOM