c. 1646 – J. JANSSONIUS – Insularum Britannicarum


Title:                 “Insularum Britannicarum Acurata Delineatio ex Geographicis Conatibus Abrahami Ortelii”​

Very decorative map of Great Britain and Ireland orientated to the west, based on Ortelius’ map with dedication to him in the title cartouche. The map presents major cities and rivers, 7 ships, sea monsters, rhumb lines and compass roses.

Comes from J. Jansson’s atlas of ‘Atlas Novus Sive Theatrum Orbis Terrarum’, engraved by Peter van den Keere in Amsterdam circa 1646.

Cartographer:     Johannes Janssonius (1588 – 1664)
Frame size:            53,4 x 42,8 cm
Year:                         c. 1646
Technique:             copper engraving

Very good condition. Center fold as published.

This is an original antique map published circa 1646 and NOT a modern copy or reprint


On your request I will provide a Certificate of Authenticity

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