1650 – J. Janssonius – PASCAART VANDE OOST-ZEE
Title: “Pascaart Vande OOST-ZEE… Tabula Hydrographica Maris Baltici…”
Rare contemporary coloured copper engraved see chart of the Baltic sea region, extending from Kaliningrad into the Gulf of Finland. The islands of Gotland, Bornholm, Rugen, Oland and Oesel are delineated. The title is attended by a pair of fishermen with their catch in the lower right. Published by Johannes Janssonius in “Novus Atlas”, Amsterdam, 1650. French text on verso.
Cartographer: Johannes Janssonius (1588 – 1664)
Sheet size: 59,5 x 50,3 cm
Technique: copper engraving
Very good condition. Contemporary colouring! Brownish paper with few small marginal splits. Middlefold as issued.
This is a genuine antique map published in 1650 and not a modern copy or reprint!