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Creator:
Lootsman, Theunis Jacobsz., active 1629–1651
Title(s):

L'atlas de la mer, ou, Monde aquatique : representant toutes les costes maritimes de l'univers descouvertes & cogneues : tres necessaire & commode pour tous pilotes, maistres de navire & marchands : mis nouvellement en lumiere & imprimé

Additional Title(s):

Title slip in English: The sea-atlas, or, The water-world : shewing al de sea-coats of [the] known parts of [the] Earth, with a general discription of te same : verie usefull for all masters and mates of shipps, and likwise for marchants newly sett forth

Nieuwe water-werelt, ofte, zee-atlas. French

Published/Created:
A Amsterdam : Imprimé ches Gaspar Loots-man, librairier de meurant sur l'eau au pilote, l'an 1681.
Physical Description:
1 atlas ([6] pages, [85] leaves of plates) : 42 maps ; 46 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2023 48
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Classification:
Maps & Atlas (printed)
Scale:
Scales differ.
Notes:
Depths shown by soundings.
The text of the maps is mostly in Dutch.
Description based on the Yale Center for British Art copy, in which the title and imprint (in French) are printed on a slip that is pasted at left edge over the title slip printed in English. Both are within a central panel on an engraved leaf bearing an allegorical image.
Counts of plates and maps includes a world map (on 2 leaves) at front that may not have been originally issued with the atlas. See: Koeman.
Koeman, C. Atlantes Neerlandici, Jac 7
Koeman, C. Atlantes Neerlandici, Jac 8
BAC Folio A 2023 48: Bound in contemporary marbled boards. The plates are hand-colored.
Subject Terms:
Coasts.
Navigation.
Form/Genre:
Atlases.
Nautical charts.
Pilot guides.
Contributors:
Lootsman, Casparus Jacobsz., 1635-1711, publisher.
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