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Jan Jansson: Comitatvs Lageniae ; The Covntie of Leinster

Map: IRE1268
 
Cartographer: Jan Jansson
Title: Comitatvs Lageniae ; The Covntie of Leinster
Date: c. 1645
Published: Amsterdam
Width: 19 inches / 49 cm
Height: 15 inches / 39 cm
Map ref: IRE1268
Description:
Attractive Dutch atlas map of the Irish county of Leinster. This mid-17th Century map shows the historic county with administrative divisions, and major towns and cities highlighted with a church spire-icon. The topography of the region has been charmingly illustrated to show forests, mountains, rivers and lakes, and sandbanks along the coastlines. Embellishing the top corners of the map, there is a decorative title cartouche, and a scale with miles in Irish and in English. Coloured. [IRE1268]