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West Zeeuws-Vlaanderen, by Nicolaes Visscher.

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't Meerderdeel van 't OOST-VRYE in Vlaenderen Vertonende d'oprechte gelegenthz der Landen, Fortressen, Schansen ende de nieuw bedijckte Polders 't Sedertden Jare 1648., c. 1656.

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Item Number:  14781
Category:  Antique maps > Europe > The Netherlands
References: Lib. Amic. G. Schilder - p.:259 (D. de Vries) 7.2

Old antique map of West Zeeuws-Vlaanderen, by Nicolaes Visscher.

Oude, antieke kaart van het Oost-Vrije van Vlaanderen (Oost-Knokke, Zwin, Sluis, en Cadzand tot Biervliet), door Nicolaes Visscher.

Cartographer: Jacob Mogge

Second state (of 4)

Date of the first edition: 1656
Date of this map: c.1666
Date on map: 1656

Copper engraving, printed on paper from two plates, joined.
Size (not including margins): 46.5 x 63cm (18.1 x 24.6 inches)
Condition: Original coloured, excellent.
Condition Rating: A+
References: Lib. Amic. G. Schilder, p.:259 (D. de Vries) 7.2.

From: Separate publication. This second state appeared in some copies of Janssonius' very rare Novus Atlas Absolutissimus (after 1664).

Printed from two plates, the left part with title and dedication.
Before Visscher published this map as an independent publication, he had added it, without the left part, to his wall map of Zeeland from 1654-55.