Amsterdam Holland city plan 1664 von Zessen Netherlands Nederland Hameleers #62Brian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Amsterdam met d'uytlegging van t'Jaer 1613.
(Europe / Low Countries / Nederland/ Netherlands / Amsterdam/ city plan).
Issued 1664, Amsterdam by Joac. Noschen for von Zessen.
Beautiful 17th century antique map, with splendid detailed full hand color.
A superior visual example, with exceptional hand color.
A near work of art, individual garden plots are rendered with incredible detail, dozens of tall mast ships in the harbor, perhaps thousands of tiny individual buildings.
Two shield coat-of-arms in the upper corners, the most recent expansion of the city seen extending outside of the old fortified ramparts.
Light uniform paper age toning, original fold lines, remaining clean - a pleasing and well preserved visual example.
Sheet measures c. 12" x 15 7/8".
Printed area measures c. 10 3/4" x 14 1/8".
Hameleers, Kaarten van Amsterdam 1538-1865, 62 (noting this example belonging to the first of two states).
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, v. 1, p. 333 (Dapper).