"Typus Frisiae Orientalis. Auctore Vbbone Emmio", Hondius/Jansson
Period: 1633 (published)
Publication: Gerardi Mercatoris et I. Hondii Atlas
Color: Hand Color
19.5 x 15 inches
49.5 x 38.1 cm
Beautiful map of East Frisia and its important shipping center of Emden and the Watten Islands, from the cartography of Ubbo Emmius, a local cartographer and historian (1547-1625). An inset shows the region inundated by the great flood on Christmas Day, 1277. Finely adorned with cartouches, animals, Neptune, ships, surveyors, a compass rose and two elaborate coats of arms. French text on verso.
References: Van der Krogt (Vol I) #2310:1.1.
Original color on watermarked paper with one short centerfold separation confined to the bottom blank margin and a remnant of cello tape on verso, well away from the map image.