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Jan Jansson:  Typus Maritimus Groenlandiae, Islandiae, Freti Davidis, Insulae Johannis Mayen, et Hitlandiae, Scotiae, et Hiberniae litora maritima Septentrionalia

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Title: Typus Maritimus Groenlandiae, Islandiae, Freti Davidis, Insulae Johannis Mayen, et Hitlandiae, Scotiae, et Hiberniae litora maritima Septentrionalia

Map Maker: Jan Jansson

Place / Date: Amsterdam / 1659

Coloring: Hand Colored

Size: 21 x 17 inches

Condition: VG

Price: $1,200.00

Inventory ID: 39156


Description:

Decorative and highly detailed Jansson sea chart of the North Atlantic, focusing on the northern regions from the Faeroe Islands north of Scotland to Baffin Island.

The map includes a legend stating in Latin,  "Here is fresh fish, dead whales, white foxes and fresh salmon."  

The map is richly embellished with a large title cartouche flanked by whalers and the distance scale cartouche surrounded by a siren family.  It is also adorned with ships, a whale, compass roses and rhumb lines.
 


Condition Description: Printer's crease and minor marginal tear at top left, repaired on veso. Minor repair at bottom left corner, far from printed image.


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