European Continent imaginary island Caledonia 1661 Jansson miniature mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Europam sive Celticam Veterem.
(Europe, Continent, British Isles, Iberia, France, Holy Roman Empire, Ottoman Empire, Russian Empire, Caledonius).
Issued 1661, Amsterdam by J. Jansson.
Interesting and elusive mid 17th century engraved miniature map.
Nice looking example, dark impression, clean, pleasing age patina, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Original fold line as issued.
Sheet measures c. 7 7/8" H x 8 1/8" W.
Engraved area measures c. 6" H x 8" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 2, pp. 428-430.