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Jansonnius, Joan.
Insulae de Cabo Verde, Olim Hesperides, Sive Gorgades: Belgice de Zoute Eylanden.
Amsterdam: Janssonius Joan., 1655. Other. 435 by 549mm (17 by 21 inches).. Original antique copper engraving, hand colored in outline when published. Double page sea chart covering detailed the Cap Verde Islands in the Atlantic Ocean (Isla de San Antonia, San Vincente, S. Lucia, S. Nicolas, I. do Sal, de Bona Vista, do Mayo, S. Jago, del Fuogo, de Brava). Many place names of smaller towns are listed along the coast lines the islands. As well some anchor places and depths are marked. In the upper centre a large figurative title cartouche in full contemporary colors. Below an additional cartouche with a scale of miles is present. In the centre of the sea chart a compass rose. The map was published ca. 1655 in Jansson's ‘Sea-Atlas' (volume V). This sea-atlas, was the first real Sea-Atlas (Koeman), which covered areas over the whole world. 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 the … [Click Below for Full Description]
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