Artist / Author / Cartographer:

JANSSON, JAN

Title:

Asia - L'Asie

Date:

1630

Medium:

copper engraving

Size:

14.3 x 20 cm

Description:

A charming map of Asia published in Amsterdam in the first half of the seventeenth century.

 

Following the success of the Mercator / Hondius Atlas Major in 1606 Jodocus Hondius published the smaller format, Atlas Minor from 1607. From 1628 Hondius's son-in-law Jan Jansson published new editions of the Atlas Minor with slightly larger engravings by Petrus Kaerius and Abraham Goos.

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Item Code:

MA7516

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