"Lancastria Palatinatus Anglis Lancaster & Lancas Shire", Jansson, Jan
Subject: Northern England
Period: 1646 (circa)
Publication: Atlas Novus
Color: Hand Color
19.8 x 14.9 inches
50.3 x 37.8 cm
This handsome map of Lancashire is divided into hundreds and shows good detail of towns, forests, and rivers. It features the arms of two important families in the region at top. The map is further adorned by two sailing ships, a strapwork distance scale featuring a farmer, and a large title cartouche surrounded by putti. Latin text on verso, published between 1646-59.
References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #5375:1.2.
A crisp impression with faint offsetting and a bit of printer's ink residue at right.