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Publisher: HONDIUS, H. / JANSSON, J.
Title: Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Geographica ac Hydrographica Tabula.
Published in: Amsterdam, 1641
Size: 15.0 x 21.3 inches.
38.0 x 54.0 cm.

Original colours.
Condition: Nice and richly coloured printing in mint condition.
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This is Jansson's later edition of Hondius' 1630 superb baroque-style world map. The two hemispheres are borded with symbols of the four elements, a celestial orb, various native figures, flowers and fruit. In the top corners are portraits of Julius Caesar and Claudius Ptolemy and, in the bottom corners, of Jodocus Hondius and his mentor Gerard Mercator. One of the earliest world maps (probably the second after Speed) to name Plymounth Colony, and one of the most influential in promulgating the California as an island hypothesis.
From Ioannis Ianssonni Novus Atlas, Sive Theatrum Orbis Terrarum : In quo Tabulae & Descriptiones omnium Regionum totius Universi accuratissime exhibentur. In quatuor tomos Distinctus. This is the second of four states of the map, distinguishable by the addition of Jansson's name in the bottom center and the date (1641) in the lower left cartouche.
Latin text on the verso.
Reference: Koeman, Atlantes Neerlandici, II, Me 57.

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