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Old antique map of the Lake of Geneva by J. Hondius.

Item number:25710
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Chorographica Tabula Lacus Lemanni Locorumque Circumiacentium. - J. Hondius, 1609.


Old map of the Lake of Geneva by J. Hondius, oriented to the Southeast.

Cartographer: J. G. Genevensi.

Date of the first edition: 1606 (without portraits)
Date of this map: 1609

Copper engraving
Size (not including margins): 37.5 x 54.5cm (14.6 x 21.2 inches)
Verso text: French
Condition: Hand coloured, excellent.
Condition Rating: A
References: Van der Krogt 1, 4985:1A

From: Gerardi Mercatoris - L'Atlas ou méditations Cosmographiques de la Fabrique du Monde et Figure d'Iceluy. Commencé en Latin par le très docte Gerard Mercator, parachevé per Jodocus Hondius. Amsterdam, 1609. (Van der Krogt 1, 111)

Lower border with five portraits: Ioannes Calvinus, Guillelmus Farellus, Petrus Viretus, Theodorus Beza and Simon Goulartius.
After this edition, the portraits were covered before printing: the lower border appears blank.

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