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Jansonnius, Joan.
Insularum Archipelagi Septentrionalis seu Maris Aegaei Accurata Delinatio Auctore I. Laurenbergio.
Amsterdam: J. Janssonius, 1660-90. Other. 485 by 577mm (19 by 22 inches).. Original antique copper engraving, hand colored in outline when published. The map was published in Joan. Jansson's atlas after the cartographic sources of Laurenberg. Published in a Dutch composite Atlas ca. 1680-90. Double page map of the Northern Archipelago in Greece showing detailed the area near the islands of Lemnos, Lesbos, Scios, Scirus. As well other smaller ones are called together with detailed information about villages and rivers. In the right upper corner a large figurative cartouche in full contemporary colors. 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 fourth volume came ou … [Click Below for Full Description]
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