"Afbeeldinghe vande vermaerde zeehaven ende stadt van Duynkercken met der omliggende plaetsen Sanden ende droochten…", Jansson, Jan
Subject: France and Belgium
Period: 1653 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
20.2 x 17.2 inches
51.3 x 43.7 cm
Impressive sea chart of the coast at Dunkerque. A few other cities are named along the coast and the banks and shoals are shown in the sea. A large fleet of warships fills the sea. At top is an expanded chart covering the coast from Middelburg to Boulogne-sur-Mer. At the lower left, under the compass rose, is an inset of the coast near Calais. Includes a superb inset coastal view of the city of Dunkerque.
References: Van der Krogt (Atlantes) #3295:1.
Original color. Minor soil in blank margins. Expert repair on bottom centerfold.