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Title Page for the third volume of Janssonius’ Atlas Novus

SKU: 5586
£350.00

Title:
Title Page for the third volume of Janssonius’ Atlas Novus

Date of publication:
c.1641

Printed Measurement:
37.5 x 23.5 cm

Colour:
modern

Mapmaker(s):

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

    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.