'COMITATUS NOTTINGHA:MIENSIS; Sive NOTTINGHAM SHIRE.' by Jan Jansson c.1646

'COMITATUS NOTTINGHA:MIENSIS; Sive NOTTINGHAM SHIRE.' by Jan Jansson c.1646
SKU: jans/nott/002

A very attractive and finely engraved 17th century map of Nottinghamshire which was printed and published by Jan Jansson for his Atlas Novus / Atlas Nouvel (Amsterdam: [French Text Edition] 1646-1656). Jansson was one of the leading Dutch map makers during the period in which the Netherlands led the World in commerce, art, science and especially, cartography.

  • This is an original copperplate engraving with fine later hand colour.
  • Printed area is approximately 48.3cms by 37.7cms.
  • The map is in very good condition with decent margins, centrefolded as issued. The paper has, as with most Jansson maps, some age toning ( the reverse is more toned due to previous framing).  Click on image for a better view.
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  • Guaranteed to be over 350 years old.