Antique Map of Friesland by Van den Keere (1617)

  • Condition: Good, general age-related toning. Original folding line. Crease lower right corner, slightly affecting image. Minor wear, Latin text on verso. Please study image carefully.
  • Date: 1617
  • Overall size: 55 x 43 cm.
  • Image size: 49 x 37 cm.

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.. Antique Map of Friesland by Van den Keere (1617)

Description: Antique map titled 'Nieuwe beschrijvinge van Oost en West Vrieslat (..) - Nova descriptio orientalis et occidentalis Frisiae (..)'. Original antique map of Friesland, the Netherlands. Very deorative with ships, coats of arms, two compass roses and other decorative elements. This map originates from 'Germania inferior id est, provinciarum ejus novae et exactae tabulae geographicae' by Pieter van den Keere.

Artists and Engravers: Pieter van den Keere (Latin: Peter Kaerius 1571 - c.1646) was a Flemish engraver, publisher and globe maker who worked for the most part of his career in England and the Dutch Republic.