1651 – J. JANSSONIUS – Islandia


Title:                   “ISLANDIA”​


The rare reduced version of Mercator’s map of Iceland based on the cartography of Bishop Gudbrandur Thorláksson. It was published by J. Janssonius in German edition of “Atlas minor: Das ist: Eine kurtze jedoch gründliche Beschreibung der gantzen Welt in zwei Theile abgetheilet.” in Amsterdam 1651.

Publisher:     Johannes Janssonius (1588 – 1664)

Sheet size:             22,8 x 18,4 cm

Year:                  Amsterdam, 1651

Technique:           copper engraving


Very good condition.

This is an original antique map published in 1651 and NOT a modern copy or reprint


On your request I will provide a Certificate of Authenticity

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