Middle East Mesopotamia Armenia Iraq Arabia Deserta 1661 Jansson miniature mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Armenia, Syria, Mesopotamia, Etc.
(Middle East, Armenia, Syria, Mesopotamia, Iraq, Lebanon, Holy Land, Cyprus).
Issued 1661, Amsterdam by J. Jansson. Likely first issued c. 1628-30 for Mercator Minor atlas.
Mid 17th century engraved miniature map. Title bottom center within strapwork cartouche.
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.