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Jodocus Hondius: Nova Europae Descriptio

Map: EUR1444
 
Cartographer: Jodocus Hondius
Title: Nova Europae Descriptio
Date: c. 1620
Published: Amsterdam
Width: 20 inches / 51 cm
Height: 15 inches / 39 cm
Map ref: EUR1444
Description:
Splendid Dutch Golden Age map of Europe by one of the leading cartographers of the period. Decorated with ships, sea monsters, and strapwork cartouches. The mythical islands of Flanders, HyBrazil, and Frieslandt appear in the North Atlantic, as does the tip of North America (labeled as Laboratoris Terra).

French text on verso (image available upon request). Original hand-colour. [EUR1444]