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Publisher: JANSSONIUS, J.
Title: [Title page] Theatrum Urbium celebriorum totius Belgii sive Germaniae inferioris pars prior.
Published in: Amsterdam, 1657
   
Size: 14.0 x 8.9 inches.
35.5 x 22.5 cm.
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In original colours.
Condition: Age-toning of paper. Else good, dark impression.
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Rare title page from Janssonius' Town book of the Low Countries and Germany. The town books, published in 1657, containing 500 plates of cities and towns all over the world, appeared at a time when Joannes and Cornelis Blaeu were still planning their “cities of the world”.
But contrary to what the Blaeu's had produced and were to produce (town books of the Netherlands in 1649, town books of Italy in 1663), Janssonius’ work was not original throughout.
In 1653 Joannes Janssonius had acquired the plates of the Civitates Orbis Terrarum from Abraham Hogenberg. The bulk was incorporated into the town books. For many plates of the cities of the Netherlands, Janssonius ordered copper-plates, newly engraved after the originals by Blaeu.




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JANSSONIUS, J. - [Title page] Theatrum Urbium celebriorum totius Belgii sive Germaniae inferioris pars prior.
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