Antique Map of Lake Geneva by Hondius (1613)

  • Condition: Very good, general age-related toning. Small worm track outside image border, French text on verso. Please study image carefully.
  • Date: 1613
  • Overall size: 22 x 17 cm.
  • Image size: 19.5 x 14 cm.

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.. Lacus Lemanus - Hondius (1613)

Description: Antique map titled 'Lacus Lemanus'. Old map of Lake Geneva with good detail of surrounding towns and villages. Decorated with a large compass rose with two sailing boats and a sea monster in the lake. Originates from 'Atlas Minor'. 

Artists and Engravers: Henricus Hondius II or Hendrik Hondius the Younger (1597 – 16 August 1651) was a Dutch engraver, cartographer and publisher. He was born in Amsterdam, the son of the famous cartographer Jodocus Hondius who had started a map-making business in the city.