Janssonius: America
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"America noviter delineata"

A fine copy of  the America map by Jan Jansson, 1631, depicting the whole of America from Hudson Bay to Tierra del Fuego. Various sailing ships and sea monsters adorn the map, as well as two inset maps - bottom left of the South pole "Terra Australis Incognita" and on top a map of the North pole with Greenland and Iceland.

Original coloured copper engraving, engraved by Johannes Janssonius (1588-1664) and published by J. Hondius (1563-1612) and H. Hondius (1573-1650), Amsterdam c. 1631.

Map size: 38 x 49,8 cm

Decorative map of America, with wide margins, at the bottom middle two small parts restored with paper, altogether in very good condition.

Ref.: Burden, America, no. 192, here the 4th state of the map; Van der Krogt, „Atlantie Neerlandici“ vol. II, p. 714.

€ 2.200,-