'LANCASTRIA PALATINATUS Anglia LANCASTER & LANCASHIRE.' by Jan Jansson c.1646

'LANCASTRIA PALATINATUS Anglia LANCASTER & LANCASHIRE.' by Jan Jansson c.1646
SKU: jans/lanc/001

A very attractive, finely engraved and superbly hand coloured 17th century map of Lancashire which was printed and published by Jan Jansson for his Atlas Novus  (Amsterdam: [Latin Text Edition] 1646-1659). 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 original hand colour.
  • Printed area is approximately 50.4cms by 37.9cms.
  • The map is in very good condition with decent margins; centre fold, as issued. Slight age toning, as with most Jansson maps. Click on image for a better view.
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  • Guaranteed to be over 350 years old.