BG-11283

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

  • Condition: Very good, general age-related toning. Rare, contemporary coloring. French text on verso. Please study image carefully.
  • Date: c.1644
  • Overall size: 60 x 50 cm.
  • Image size: 49 x 39.5 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.