Xaintonge (Saintongue now  Charente-Maritime...) by Cloppenburgh, H.Va

Xaintonge (Saintongue now Charente-Maritime...) by Cloppenburgh, H.Va

Code: 54309

£65.00 Approx $89.41, €76.11
 

 Date: Circa 1630

Copper engraving ; hand coloured.  Overall size in fully conservation grade mount and back with decorative v groove: 42cms x 36.1cms.  Image size: 251mm x 185mm.  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.