Evropa Exactissime Descripta Auctore Henrico Hondio. 1631

Collection: Osher Sheet Map Collection

Title: Evropa Exactissime Descripta Auctore Henrico Hondio. 1631

Title Translation: An Exact Description of Europe by Hendrick Handius

Barcode: 391

Creator: Hondius, Hendrik, 1597-1651

Dedicatee: Louis XIII, King of France

Publisher: Hondius, Hendrik, 1597-1651

Publishing Location: Amsterdam

Region Depicted: Europe · North Africa · Iceland · Canary Islands

Date Produced: 1631

Date Published: 1633

Language: Latin

Subjects: Louis XIII, King of France, 1601-1643 · Hondius, Hendrik, 1597-1651 · Africa, North · Europe · Iceland · Imaginary places · Canary Islands · Maps--Early works to 1800

Map Type: Geographical, Political

Dimensions: 38 x 51 cm. on sheet 47 cm. x 56 cm.

Printing Process: Engraving

Printing Technique: Copper

Material Type: Paper

Notes: From: Volume 1, French edition of the Mercator-Hondius-Janssonius atlas, 1633-38. Verso: Preface in French by Jodocus Hondius. Dedicated to Louis XIII of France. Note in bottom left of map: "Amstelodami sumptibus auctoris Anno 1631."

Brief Description: Map of Europe, showing the North African coast and Iceland. Includes the nonexistant island of Frisland

Physical Description: 1 map; colored; illustrated

Theme: Dutch Golden Age (17th-18th Century)

Associated Cartouche: Cartouche 1, 1631, Evropa Exactissime Descripta Auctore Henrico Hondio. 1631, Cartouche 2, 1631, Evropa Exactissime Descripta Auctore Henrico Hondio. 1631

Associated Map Imagery: Sea Monster, 1631, Evropa Exactissime Descripta Auctore Henrico Hondio. 1631, Ship 1, 1631, Evropa Exactissime Descripta Auctore Henrico Hondio. 1631, Ship 2, 1631, Evropa Exactissime Descripta Auctore Henrico Hondio. 1631, Ship 3, 1631, Evropa Exactissime Descripta Auctore Henrico Hondio. 1631, Naval Battle, 1631, Evropa Exactissime Descripta Auctore Henrico Hondio. 1631, Bears, 1631, Evropa Exactissime Descripta Auctore Henrico Hondio. 1631, Lions, 1631, Evropa Exactissime Descripta Auctore Henrico Hondio. 1631

Collection/Donor: Osher

Permanent URL: https://oshermaps.org/map/391.0001