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- Published: Amsterdam
- Published date: 1659
- Type: Antique Map
- Technique: Copper engraving / later hand color
- Issue date: 1659
- Category: North Pol
- Size: 412 by 533mm (16¼ by 21 inches).
- Bibliography: Koe: 0020:1C, Burden ,Mapping of America' state IV
- Stock number: 30723
- Condition: Printed on excellent paper. Minor skillful repairs in the upper and lower centre fold, which are hardly visible. In very good to excellent condition.
Copper engraving, finely later hand colored in wash and outline. A very good example of Jansson's map of the North Polar regions finely hand colored throughout. The decorative map ornated in the upper part with a large allegoric title cartouche and in the lower right corner with another decorative cartouche with inhabitants and animals. Published in Jansson's Atlas in 1659 (Latin text edition). This is according to Burden the 4th state with ,FRETUM ANIAN' added top right. ,GROEN LANDT' is named and ,AMERICA PARS' is placed in North America. This antique map depicts the North Polar regions, with Arctic North America, Iceland, Scandinavia and parts of northern Asia and Russia. The cartographic sources of this map are based on discoveries of Barentsz, Frobisher, Baffin and others.
Koe: 0020:1C, Burden ,Mapping of America' state IV