C1652

Asia Antiqua cum finitimis Africae et Europae Riegionibus Nicolaus Blancardus Belga, Leindsis, ad lucem aevi veteris delineabat.

Mapmaker:

Niclaus Blancardus (1625 - 1703)

Large and impressive rare map of Asia based on the geographic sources by Nicolaus Blankaart (1625-1703), a Professor of Leiden who produced three maps (Africa, Asia and Europe) published in a Dutch text edition of J. Jansson’s ‘Atlas Antiquus’, in … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Asia Antiqua cum finitimis Africae et Europae Riegionibus Nicolaus Blancardus Belga, Leindsis, ad lucem aevi veteris delineabat.

Date:

C1652

Mapmaker:

Niclaus Blancardus (1625 - 1703)

Condition:

Slight toning otherwise in good condition, centre fold as issued.

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Image Size: 

560mm 
x 460mm
AUTHENTICITY
Asia Antiqua cum finitimis Africae et Europae Riegionibus Nicolaus Blancardus Belga, Leindsis, ad lucem aevi veteris delineabat. - Antique Map from 1652

Genuine antique
dated:

1652

Description:

Large and impressive rare map of Asia based on the geographic sources by Nicolaus Blankaart (1625-1703), a Professor of Leiden who produced three maps (Africa, Asia and Europe) published in a Dutch text edition of J. Jansson’s ‘Atlas Antiquus’, in 1652. Decorative title cartouche in a Rocco frame supported by two cupids holding elongated ribbons and a dedication panel at bottom festooned with garlands of fruit by Nicolaus Blancardus to Gerardus Schaep and positioned above is his crest. The lower portion of the map is adorned with 12 medallions that depict the ancients. The map extends from the Mediterranean Sea in the west, to China in the east and south Java.

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