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A superbly-decorated 17th century wind rose

JANSSON, Jan.

Tabula Anemographica seu Pyxis Nautica Ventorum nomina sex linguis repræsentans.
Amsterdam, 1650, Latin text edition. Coloured with gold highlights. 435 x 545mm.

A finely-engraved table of the winds, with heads suspended in clouds blowing onto a central compass rose. The concentric rings have the names of the winds in Greek, Latin, Italian, German, French and Dutch.
This was the first plate in Jansson's 'Water-Weereld', the first sea atlas (as opposed to a pilot book), which was the fifth volume of the ' Atlas Major'.


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Stock Id :20084

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A superbly-decorated 17th century wind rose

JANSSON, Jan.

Tabula Anemographica seu Pyxis Nautica Ventorum nomina sex linguis repræsentans.
Amsterdam, 1650, Latin text edition. Coloured with gold highlights. 435 x 545mm.

A finely-engraved table of the winds, with heads suspended in clouds blowing onto a central compass rose. The concentric rings have the names of the winds in Greek, Latin, Italian, German, French and Dutch.
This was the first plate in Jansson's 'Water-Weereld', the first sea atlas (as opposed to a pilot book), which was the fifth volume of the ' Atlas Major'.


Stock ID : 20084

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