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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Title

Title Page for the third volume of Janssonius’ Atlas Novus

Mapmaker(s)

Janssonius, Joannes

Place of publication

Amsterdam

Date of publication

c.1641

Colour

modern

Printed Area Measurements

37.5 x 23.5 cm

Full Description

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.