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Title Page for Pitt’s English Atlas, vol. II

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Title Page for Pitt’s English Atlas, vol. II

Date of publication:

  • 1681
  • Printed Measurement:

  • 40.5 x 26.5 cm
  • Colour:

  • black and white
  • Mapmaker:

  • Moses Pitt
  • [Title-page] The English Atlas, Volume II

    Pitt worked in partnership with Janssonius’ heir Joannes van Waesbergen, and this title-page for the German volume is a reworking of one engraved for Janssonius forty years earlier. The Holy Roman Emperor is now Leopold I, the faces of the other Electors have also been updated, and a there is a considerable amount of additional background detail. Read more

    Four volumes only of Pitt’s projected eleven volume world atlas were published 1680-83, all dealing with northern Europe.

    Condition & Materials 

    Copper engraved title-page, 40.5 x 26.5 cm, black and white as issued, blank verso.


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