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Janssonius J., Atlas of Oude Geestelycke ende Aertse Werelt. Amsterdam, 1657.

Item number:25077
Category:Books > Atlases
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Atlas of Oude Geestelycke ende Aertse Werelt. Amsterdam, J. Janssonius, 1657. Folio (50 x 32 cm), contemporary gilt-panelled vellum editor's binding. 60 maps contemporary coloured and heighthened in gold, including 2 folding.


Nice copy of Janssonius' historical atlas in an exceptional colouring, heightened in gold. This atlas combined the maps from the Hornius historical atlas and the historical atlas of Greece. It is divided into two parts: The biblical history, with 12 maps, and the secular history with 48 maps including 4 maps for the Peutinger map.

Van der Krogt 1, 436C

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