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Jan Jansson: Americae Descriptio

Map: AMER2233
 
Cartographer: Jan Jansson
Title: Americae Descriptio
Date: 1630
Published: Amsterdam
Width: 8 inches / 21 cm
Height: 6 inches / 16 cm
Map ref: AMER2233
Description:
Beautiful map of the Americas showing an easily navigable North West Passage, as well as a large, completely detached body of land in the region of modern-day Alaska. Engraved in 1628 by Abraham Goos for a new edition of the 'Atlas Minor'. This example was published two years later in the 1630 Dutch edition of the atlas.

Coloured. [Burden (P.): The Mapping of North America, 221] [AMER2233]