Antique Map of the Province of Overijssel, the Netherlands

Productnr.: BG-13145-1

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Original antique map titled 'Ditio Trans-Isulana'. Original old map of the province of Overijssel, the Netherlands. With coat of arms and two decorative cartouches. Published by J. Janssonius.

Johannes Janssonius also known as Jan Jansson (1588-1664) was born in Arnhem, Netherlands. His father was a bookseller and publisher (Jan Janszoon the Elder). When he married the daughter of the cartographer Jodocus Hondius he also set up a business as book publisher in Amsterdam. His first map was published in 1616. Around 15 years later he set up a partnership with his brother in law Hondius add issued further editions of the Mercator/Hondius atlas. After his death his heirs still have published several maps. Many of his plates have been acquired by Pieter Schenk and Gerard Valk.

Condition: Fair. Strong toning, shows wear and foxing. Original / contemporary hand coloring. Original folding line. Latin text on verso. Please study image carefully.

Date: c.1650

Overall size: 58.4 x 49 cm.