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A superbly-decorated 17th century wind rose

JANSSON, Jan.

Tabula Anemographica seu Pyxis Nautica Ventorum nomina sex linguis repræsentans.
Amsterdam, c.1690. Original colour with later additions and with gold highlights. 425 x 530mm.

A finely-engraved table of the winds, with heads suspended in clouds blowing onto a central compass rose.
Originally issued 1650 as the first plate in Jansson's atlas of charts (Vol. V of the ' Atlas Major'), this example comes from the Jansson/Hornius Atlas of the Ancient World.


Stock ID : 20085

£2,900

£2,900

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Stock Id :20085

Download Image

A superbly-decorated 17th century wind rose

JANSSON, Jan.

Tabula Anemographica seu Pyxis Nautica Ventorum nomina sex linguis repræsentans.
Amsterdam, c.1690. Original colour with later additions and with gold highlights. 425 x 530mm.

A finely-engraved table of the winds, with heads suspended in clouds blowing onto a central compass rose.
Originally issued 1650 as the first plate in Jansson's atlas of charts (Vol. V of the ' Atlas Major'), this example comes from the Jansson/Hornius Atlas of the Ancient World.


Stock ID : 20085

£2,900

£2,900

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