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Creator:
Jansson, Jan, 1588-1664, cartographer.
Title:
Cantabrigiensis comitatus : Cambridge shire.
Alternate Title(s):
Cantabrigiensis comitatvs
Published/Created:
[Amsterdam] : [Joan Blaeu], [not before 1645]
Physical Description:
1 map ; 40.1 x 51 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio C 2010 4b
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of David Alan Richards, Yale BA 1967, JD 1972
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Maps & Atlas (printed)
Scale:
Scale [1:155,000] -- (W 0°20ʹ0ʺ--E 0°30ʹ0ʺ/N 52°45ʹ0ʺ--N 52°00ʹ0ʺ).
Notes:
Imprint derived from the earliest atlas in which the map was issued.
Issued in this state in successive editions of the atlas until the plate was destroyed in 1672.
Shows hundred boundaries, rivers, woods, parks and settlements ; college coats of arms.
Relief shown pictorially.
With text in French printed on the reverse; pages numbered 227 and 228. The first French edition of Blaeu's Theatrum ... appeared in 1645 (see Skelton).
"After Jansson's map published in 1644. 24 coats of arms and one blank shield, as in Speed; one other blank shield."--Skelton.
Skelton, R.A. County atlases of the British Isles, 1579-1850, p. 77
Fordham, H.G. Cambridgeshire maps, p. 121
BAC: British Art Center copy is hand-colored. On sheet 50.1 x 60.4 cm. Accompanied by a 20th-century facsimile of the map.
County of Cambridge.
Subject Terms:
Cambridgeshire (England) -- Early works to 1800 -- Maps.
Form/Genre:
Maps -- England -- Cambridgeshire.
Contributors:
Blaeu, Joan, 1596-1673, engraver, publisher.
Blaeu, Willem Janszoon, 1571-1638, engraver, publisher.
contained in (manifestation) Blaeu, Willem Janszoon, 1571-1638. Theatrum orbis terrarum. French.
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