Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Geographica ac Hydrographica Tabula.
$6000 / ≈ €5215
These works were republished by him, or after his death in 1681, by his son, Johannes. For a time, he was associated with Moses Pitt in the abortive attempt in 1680-81 to publish an English version of the major atlases by Blaeu and Jansson. Pitt originally wished to publish a 12 volume "English Atlas' of the world; however, financial woes set in, and only 4 volumes were ever produced. As a result, Pitt was declared bankrupt and was sent to a debtors' prison from 1689 until1691. He died in 1697.
The map has many decorative features, including the four elements, the four seasons, the seven wonders of the world, and the seven planets of the solar system.
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Reference: Shirley, World, 504.
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