BGJC-346

Antique Map of the East Indies by Janssonius (c.1644)

  • Condition: Good, age-related toning. Few small repairs, mainly in margins. Blank verso, please study image carefully.
  • Date: c.1644
  • Overall size: 59 x 50 cm.
  • Image size: 48.5 x 39 cm.
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Description: Antique map titled 'India quae Orientalis dicitur, et Insulae adiacentes'. Old map of the East Indies and Southeast Asia showing the area between India in the West and parts of Japan, the Marianas and New Guinea/Australia in the East. This map is dedicated to D. Christophorus Thisius by Henricus Hondius. Published by J. Janssonius, c.1644. 

Artists and Engravers: Johannes Janssonius (Jansson), ( 1588- 1664) Amsterdam was born in Arnhem, the son of Jan Janszoon the Elder,a publisher and bookseller.