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Jansson, Jan, 1588–1664

Atlas novus, sive, Descriptio geographica totius orbis terrarum : tabulis aeneis luculentissimis & accuratissimis exornata : tribus tomis dinstinctus / Gerardi Mercatoris et I. Hondii.

Additional Title(s):

Title of volume 2: Atlantis novi pars secunda, exhibens Germaniam Inferiorem, Galliam, Helvetiam, atque Hispaniam

Title of volume 3: Atlantis novi pars tertia, Italiam, Graecam & maximas insulas Maris Mediterranei, nec non Asiam, Africam atque Americam continens

Descriptio geographica totius orbis terrarum

Amstelodami : Apud Ioannem Ianssonium & Henricum Hondium, 1638.
Physical Description:
3 volumes : illustrations, maps ; 51 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2023 49
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Maps & Atlas (printed)
Relief shown pictorially.
Text enlarged by Petrus Montanus.
The engraved title page (volume 1) reproduces the engraved title page of the French edition of 1633, on which has been mounted letterpress slips bearing the title and imprint in Latin.
Titles within hand-colored illustrated borders; head and tail-pieces, initials.
Koeman, C. Atlantes Neerlandici, Me 51a
Koeman, C. Atlantes Neerlandici, Me 52a
Koeman, C. Atlantes Neerlandici, Me 50b
List of geographical atlases in the Library of Congress, 422
BAC Folio A 2023 49: Bound in contemporary vellum. Plates are hand-colored.
Subject Terms:
Geography -- Early works to 1800.
World atlases.
Hondius, Jodocus, 1563-1612, cartographer.
Montanus, Petrus, 1595?-1638.
Hondius, Hendrik, 1597-1651, publisher.
Mercator, Gerhard, 1512-1594, cartographer.

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