Camden Britannia British Isles 1614 Janssonius 46 maps van den Keere pocket atlasBrian DiMambro- Antique & Vintage Maps, Prints, Books & Gold Coins
[Camden, Britannia. early 17th century Jansson van den Keere pocket Atlas of the British Isles- England- Ireland- Scotland- Wales].
Contains a wonderful assortment of 46 miniature engraved maps of all parts and counties of England, Scotland and Ireland.
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Guilielmi Camdeni Viri Clarissimi Britannia..
1617, Amsterdam, Janz. Janssonius. pp. 714, index. 46 maps engraved by P. van den Keere throughout.
Period full vellum, spine with early hand title, yapp edges. Vellum binding displays typical moderate age surface soiling, creating a unique mellow age patina.
Contains forty-six (46) engraved maps, of which two are large folding. All title within strapwork cartouches, the maps elegantly engraved by P. van den Keere.
Sound, complete, and with many of the maps in dark, richly printed states. Clean and tight throughout, fresh and mostly free of defects worthy of note. Any age or condition issues are minor, inoffensive and easy to overlook or forgive.
Book measures: 6 1/8" H X 4 3/8" W. Thick 12 mo.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, v. 2, p. 429.
Koeman, Atlantees Neerlandici, v. II, pp. 158-204.