Bolonia & Guines Comitatus by Cloppenburgh, H.Van Evertsz

Bolonia & Guines Comitatus by Cloppenburgh, H.Van Evertsz

Code: 54313

£65.00 Approx $89.41, €76.11
 

Date: Circa 1630

Map of Bolonia, North West France.  Calais or ‘Cales’ is seen on the right of the map.   Copper engraving ; hand coloured.  Overall size in fully conservation grade mount and back with decorative v groove: 42.1cms x 36.1cms.  Image size: 251mm x 184mm.  Very good condition apart from  some black watercolour smudging in sea top right blank and waterstain extreme bottom margin .

 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.