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The Oldest Area in the Netherlands Reclaimed from the Sea.

Fine map of the polder Beemster in Noord Holland, including the towns of Purmerend, De Ryp, Oudendijk, etc.

The map appeared in the first separately issued atlas of the Low Countries  which appeared in Petrus Kaerius's (Peter Van der Keere) Germaniae Inferior id est, XVII Provinciarum ejus novae et exactae Tabulae Geographicae, first published in Amsterdam in 1617.

Van der Keere's atlas was the first separately published atlas of the Low Countries.