Date: Circa 1630
(Aquitaine). Copper engraving ; hand coloured. Overall size in fully conservation grade mount and back with decorative v groove: 42cms x 36.2cms. Image size: 257mm x 188mm. Very good condition. .
This map is from the "Atlas Minor" by Johannes Cloppenburg’s larger version of Mercator's Atlas Minor.
Johannes Cloppenburg (sometimes Cloppenburgh; also H. Jan Evertsz and Johannes Everhardus) was a Dutch cartographer. Based in Amsterdam, he was working between 1610 and 1644. He worked closely with the Hondius/Jansson firm and is credited with the 1630 edition of the Atlas Minor.
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