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Rare separately published map of France, surrounded by views of French Cities, portraits and local costumes.

Rare carte-à-figures map with Cloppenburgh's imprint;.

This is the second state of the map of France first published "by Jodocus Hondius Jr. (before 1629)" (Sch./St. p. 351).

The geographical content is based mainly on Blaeu 1607.

Includes a fine decorative borders largely based upon on C. J. Visscher: portraits of Louis XIII. (as an adult with moustache; see preceding catalogue entry) and Anne of Austria, 4 armorial shields, 4 pairs of costumed figures at either side, and 12 views along top and bottom: Poitiers, Bourges, Paris, Lyon, Orleans, Angers, Calais, Rouen, Bordeaux, Marseille, Beaumont and Tours.  


Condition Description
Restored. Old color, refreshed. Minor repairs, mostly in the margins. Backed with a thin layer of tissue.
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.