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Jansonnius, Joan.
A general Plott and description of the Fennes and surrounded grounds in the sixe counties of Norfolke, Suffolke, Cambridge, with in the Isle of Ely, Huntington, Northampton and Lincolne etc.
Amsterdam: J. Janssonius, 1646-66. Other. 442 by 560mm (17 by 22 inches).. Original antique copper engraving, hand colored in outline when published. A fine and highly decorative map of ‘the Fenns'. This English county map of the Fenns is highly decorative with its large and extensive text cartouche and title cartouche, as well the map is ornated with a heraldic family coat of arms. More over we find as an additional decoration ships and a compass rose in the German Sea. On the map itsself are many placenames given, smaller villages or settlements also appear, also rivers, lakes, mountains and woods are also engraved. 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. In the 1630s he formed a partnership with his brother in law Henricus Hondius, and together they published atlases as Mercator/Hondius/Janssonius. Under the leadership of Janssonius the Hondius Atlas was steadily enlarged. Renamed Atlas Novus, it had three volumes in 1638, one fully dedicated to Italy. In 1646, a four … [Cliquez ci-dessous pour une description complète]
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