Title Page for the third volume of Janssonius’ Atlas Novus

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[Title-page] Le Nouveau Theatre du Monde ou Nouvel Atlas, Tome Troisieme

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Copper engraved title-page, 37.5 x 23.5 cm, later hand-colour, blank verso. The general Mercator-Hondius architectural title page, in use from 1606 onwards. This is Mercator’s original Atlas – the wise King of Mauritania, measuring a globe, rather than the weary titan.
Shirley, Courtiers and Cannibals, 27.

Title

Title Page for the third volume of Janssonius’ Atlas Novus

Mapmaker(s)

Janssonius, Joannes

Place of publication

Amsterdam

Date of publication

c.1641

Printed Area Measurements

37.5 x 23.5 cm

Colour

modern