Mona Insula - Isle of Man - Isle of Wight
Title: Mona Insula Vulgo Aglesey - Mona Insula Vulgo The Isle of Man - Vectis Insula Anglice The Isle of Wight.
Artist: Janssonius, Joan.
Published: Amsterdam, J. Janssonius
Size: [45,2 x 55,3 cm]
Technic: Copper engraving / Original color.
Description: Copper-engraving, handcolored in outline, when published. A fine and highly decorative map of this doublepage map published by Jansson showing three map on one doublepage: the Mona island - the Isle of Man & the Isle of Wight. This English county map of the Isle of Wight, Isle of Man and the Mona island is highly decorative with its figurative and allegoric title cartouches, as well the map is ornated with heraldic family coats of arms. More over we find as an additional decoration ships and a compass rose in the British Sea. On the map itsself are many placenames given, smaller villages or settlements also appear, also rivers, lakes, mountains and woods are also engraved.
Notes: IIn very good condition, full margins as published, an older carefully mended split at the lower centrefold.
Reference: Koaman Atlanten Neerlandici Vol I /