Rerum et urbis Amstelodamensium historia. : In qua Hollandiæ primum atque inde Amstelandiæ, oppidiq[ue], natales ... additis suo loco tabulis æri incisis, ad hæc usque tempora, observata annorum serie accuratè omnia deducuntur.

Creator(s):

Date: 1611

Regions:

Topics:

Includes a history of Dutch voyages to Greenland with black and white map of the Arctic showing voyages, p. 128-144

Title page and 50 illustrations, maps, plans, initials hand-colored. Title-page and occasional illustrations illuminated as well. One map and one plan black and white, perhaps those noted in pencil on fly-leaf as "from another copy".

All folded maps and plans are hinged in -- that designated for p. 145 placed instead at p. 246. Engraved title page. Some illustrations and plans are signed by the cartographer, Benjamin Wright ("Beniamin W., coelator") who is credited in Thieme-Becker with the entire artistc content

References:

Tooley, R.V. Dict. of mapmakers; Thieme-Becker. Künstler-Lexikon; Sabin.

No images available for this book.

 

Publisher: Amsterodami : Sub cane vigilanti excudit Judocus Hondius

Language(s):

Latin

Contributor(s):

Getty Research Institute

ISBN-10: N/A

Date Added: 2019-05-30

Book Reviews

No Reviews Yet

Submit Review

Related Books

History of Humanity - History Archive Logo
History of Humanity - History Mysteries Logo
History of Humanity - Ancient Mesopotamia Logo
History of Humanity - Egypt History Logo
History of Humanity - Persian Empire Logo
History of Humanity - Greek History Logo
History of Humanity - Alexander the Great Logo
History of Humanity - Roman History Logo
History of Humanity - Punic Wars Logo
History of Humanity - Golden Age of Piracy Logo
History of Humanity - Revolutionary War Logo
History of Humanity - Mafia History Logo