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A scarce English edition of a Dutch map of the Americas

HONDIUS, Jodocus.

Americae Descrip.
London: Michael Sparke & Samuel Cartwright, 1635, English text edition. Coloured. 150 x 200mm, set in text.

The Americas, first published in the Mercator/ Hondius 'Atlas Minor' of 1607. In 1621 the printing plates were sold to a London publisher and appeared in 'Purchas His Pilgrimies' in 1625. The plates were then used in an English translation of the Mercator atlas, 'Historia Mundi', as this example, with the letterpress sur-title 'America' .
Later Dutch editions used new plates by Jansson.

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Stock ID : 22121

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Stock Id :22121

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A scarce English edition of a Dutch map of the Americas

HONDIUS, Jodocus.

Americae Descrip.
London: Michael Sparke & Samuel Cartwright, 1635, English text edition. Coloured. 150 x 200mm, set in text.

The Americas, first published in the Mercator/ Hondius 'Atlas Minor' of 1607. In 1621 the printing plates were sold to a London publisher and appeared in 'Purchas His Pilgrimies' in 1625. The plates were then used in an English translation of the Mercator atlas, 'Historia Mundi', as this example, with the letterpress sur-title 'America' .
Later Dutch editions used new plates by Jansson.

BURDEN: 153.
Stock ID : 22121

£450

£450

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