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Extremely Rare panoramic view of London
Panoramic view of the City of London, by Rombout vanden Hoeye. c. 1638

Rombout vanden Hoeye  (1622-1671)

Rombout vanden Hoeye was a printer, publisher, engraver, and mapseller of Amsterdam 'inde Kalverstrate inde dri Roosen Hoeie'. He was the son of and successor to François.

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Londinum Celeberrimum Angliae Emporium. - LONDON.

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Category:  Antique maps > Europe > British Isles - Cities

Panoramic view of the City of London, by Rombout vanden Hoeye.

Lettered with a title along the top, with a second title on the ribbon in the sky with "London" between the Royal arms and those of the City, with a key to places in the image numbered from 1 to 43 and three verses of 8 lines each in Latin, Dutch, and French.

Title: Londinum Celeberrimum Angliae Emporium. - LONDON.
Gedruckt t'Amsterd. by Rombout vanden Hoeye.

Date of the first edition: c. 1638.
Date of this map: c. 1638.
 
Copper engraving, printed on paper.
Image size: 405 x 505mm (15.94 x 19.88 inches).
Sheet size: 410 x 535mm (16.14 x 21.06 inches).
Verso: Blank.
Condition: Backed with heavy paper, crease in the centre, lower centre fold split.
 
Separate publication.
 
Ca. 1660, Clement de Jonghe published a copy of this print.

Rombout vanden Hoeye  (1622-1671)

Rombout vanden Hoeye was a printer, publisher, engraver, and mapseller of Amsterdam 'inde Kalverstrate inde dri Roosen Hoeie'. He was the son of and successor to François.

References: Crace - I.20