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A mid 18th century double-hemisphere world map

JAGEN, Jan van.

[Untitled world map.]
Amsterdam, Keur, 1748. Coloured. 300 x 450mm.

Repair at lower centre fold.

A decorative double-hemisphere map of the world, with allegorical figures of the Four Continents in the corners. In the cusps are maps of the Solar System according to Ptolemy and Copernicus, mislabelled as maps of the two poles. The map was engraved by Jan van Jagen (1709-1800) for use in Dutch bibles.


Stock ID : 21759

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Stock Id :21759

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A mid 18th century double-hemisphere world map

JAGEN, Jan van.

[Untitled world map.]
Amsterdam, Keur, 1748. Coloured. 300 x 450mm.

Repair at lower centre fold.

A decorative double-hemisphere map of the world, with allegorical figures of the Four Continents in the corners. In the cusps are maps of the Solar System according to Ptolemy and Copernicus, mislabelled as maps of the two poles. The map was engraved by Jan van Jagen (1709-1800) for use in Dutch bibles.


Stock ID : 21759

£1,200

£1,200

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