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Records: 1 to 4 of 4
  EUROPE 
 Iceland 

BERTIUS, Petrus. [Early 17th century miniature map of Iceland]
Islandia. Amsterdam: Jodocus Hondius II, 1616, Latin text edition. Coloured. 90 x 130mm. Small hole in upper margin repaired.
A miniature map of Iceland, with the volcano Hekkla shown erupting. This is an example of the second plate, engraved by Jodocus Hondius Jnr, with longitude and latitude scales in the borders.
[Ref: 19388]    £330.00 ($424 • €385 rates)


JANSSON, Jan. [A 17th century map of Iceland]
Tabula Islandiæ Auctore Georgio Carolo Flandro. Amsterdam, c.1630, blank verso. Original colour. 380 x 500mm.
A fine map of Iceland, based on a map by Joris Carl (1601-25), a pilot from Enkhuizen. It is decorated with an ornate title cartouche, a pair of compass roses, a galleon and seamonsters. This map is one of the symbols of the intense rivalry between Jansson and Blaeu. Joris Carl's map was first engraved by Jodocus Hondius II (son of the firm's founder and Jansson's brother-in-law). When Jodocus died in 1629 many of his plates were sold to Willem Blaeu, who added his name to the plates and used them to publish his first atlas in 1630. Angered by the sale, Jansson had the Hondius plates slavishly copied. This plate, which only differs from Blaeu's by the lack of his name under the title, was first issued the same year. The lack of text on verso suggests this could be the first issue, from the 'Atlantis Maioris Appendix'. KOEMAN: Me 31a.
[Ref: 17310]    £900.00 ($1,157 • €1,051 rates)


ZATTA, Antonio. [18th century Italian map of Iceland]
L'Isola d'Islanda Divisa Ne Suoi Distretti Di nuova Projezione. Venice, 1781. Original colour. 330 x 410mm.
A finely engraved map of Iceland, with a decorative title cartouche to the bottom right hand corner illustrating a rural scene. Published in Zatta's 'Atlante Novissimo'
[Ref: 17689]    £300.00 ($386 • €350 rates)


REILLY, Franz Johann Joseph von. [A scarce Viennese eighteenth century map of Iceland]
Die Insel Island Nro. 76 Vienna, 1789. Coloured. 245 x 295mm.
Von Reilly map of Iceland based on the unpublished Knoff survey. The map shows the mountains, rivers, lakes and forests and is embellished with a decorative title cartouche and several lines of text.
[Ref: 19127]    £425.00 ($546 • €496 rates)


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