Rare late state of Cloppenberg's map of the Carolinas and parts of Virginia and Georgia, first issued in the Cloppenburg edition of Jansson's Atlas sive Cosmographie in 1630.
The map extends from St. Augustine in the south to just north of Chesepioock Sinus in the north and to the Alleghany Mountains in the west, naming a number of early towns.
States of the Map
- 1630: Engraved Sea
- 1673: Engraved Sea erased
- 1738: Plate #264 at top right corner.
A highly collectable early map of the Southeast.
Johannes Cloppenburg Biography
Johannes Cloppenburg (sometimes Cloppenburgh; also H. Jan Evertsz and Johannes Everhardus) was a Dutch cartographer. Based in Amsterdam, he was active between roughly 1610 and 1644. He worked closely with the Hondius/Jansson firm and is credited with the 1630 edition of the Atlas Minor.