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Old antique map of Scandinavia by Joannes Janssonius

Item number:26760
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Nativus Sueciae Adiacentiumque Regnorum Typus - Judocus Hondius Junior sculpsit et excudit. Anno 1613 - Janssonius J., 1630.


Old, antique map of Scandinavia, by Jodocus Hondius.

Cartographer: Adriaen Veen (c.1572-after 1631).

Date of the first edition: 1613
Date of this map: 1630
Date on map: 1613

Copper engraving, printed on paper.
Size (not including margins): 45 x 58cm (17.6 x 22.6 inches)
Verso: Blank
Condition: Original coloured, side margins restored with reinstatement of neatline.
Condition Rating: B
References: Van der Krogt 1, 1210:1B.1; Ginsberg (Septentrionalium), #39; Schilder 3, p.187, 3.94; Schilder 9, p.291, 10.5.

From: Atlantis Maioris Appendix, sive Pars Altera, ... Amsterdam, J. Janssonius, 1630. (Van der Krogt 1, 1:202)

In 1613 Adriaen Veen, in cooperation with engraver and publisher Jodocus Hondius junior, published a chart of Scandinavia which came on the market as a separate sheet. The map was dedicated to the Swedish king, Gustav II Adolf. Veen's map was compiled without any Swedish influence and solely based on Dutch sources. The map was for a long time the best to be had on the Dutch market. Willem Blaeu imitated Adriaen Veen both in drawing and in toponyms.
The map was also included in the rare Appendices of Jodocus Hondius (1629) and Joannes Janssonius (1630).

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