"Scotia Regnum", Jansson, Jan
Period: 1638 (published)
Publication: Atlas Novus...
Color: Hand Color
19.8 x 15.1 inches
50.3 x 38.4 cm
This is a nice example of Jansson's map of Scotland. It extends to include the Hebrides and has an inset of the Orkney Islands. It is beautifully decorated with the title cartouche topped by the arms of Scotland with the royal coat of arms of James VI above. Latin text on verso.
References: Moir, p. 170; Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #5800:1B.
A crisp impression on a clean, bright sheet with professional repairs to several short separations along the centerfold, a short tear along the top edge of the sheet, and minor creasing confined to the blank margins.