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Jansonnius, Joan.
Coloniensis Archiepiscopatus
Amsterdam & Oxford: Moses Pitt, 1680-83. Other. 370 by 475mm (14 by 18 inches).. Original antique copper engraving, hand colored in outline when published. Decorative and detailed map of the archbishopric of Cologne with its neighboring areas. Cologne is in the center of the map with the river Rhine, with many engraved place names, rivers and mountains. The individual duchies and regions are all equipped with coats of arms of their region. This antique map of the the archbishopric of Cologne was published for the first time in 1630 in the edition by Hendrik Hondius and appeared then in various editions by Hondius and Janssonius. In the this edition by Johannes Jansonnius van Waesbergen a graticule was added to the map and the Janssonius imprint was removed. The Johannes Jansonnius van Waesbergen was an English edition, which was printed by Moses & Pitt in Oxford. Verso blank without text. Title cartouche with inscription in ink. Johannes Janssonius (1588, Arnhem – buried July 11, 1664, Amsterdam) (born Jan Janszoon, in English also Jan Jansson) was a Dutch cartographer and publisher who lived and worked in Amsterdam in the 17th century. Janssonius was born in Arnhem, the son of Jan Janszoon the Elder,[1] a publisher and bookseller. In 1612 he married Elisabeth de Hondt, the daughter of Jodocus Hondius. He produced his first maps in 1616 of France and Italy. In 1623 Janssonius owned a bookstore in Frankfurt am Main, later also in Danzig, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Berlin, Königsberg, Geneva and Lyon. Elisabeth Hondius died in 1627 and he remarried Elisabeth Carlier in 1629. … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antiquariat Reinhold Berg ek [Germany]
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