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Jan Janssonius (also known as Johann or Jan Jansson or Janszoon) (1588-1664) was a renowned geographer and publisher of the seventeenth century, when the Dutch dominated map publishing in Europe. Born in Arnhem, Jan was first exposed to the trade via his father, who was also a bookseller and publisher. In 1612, Jan married the daughter of Jodocus Hondius, who was also a prominent mapmaker and seller. Jonssonius’ first maps date from 1616.

In the 1630s, Janssonius worked with his brother-in-law, Henricus Hondius. Their most successful venture was to reissue the Mercator-Hondius atlas. Jodocus Hondius had acquired the plates to the Mercator atlas, first published in 1595, and added 36 additional maps. After Hondius died in 1612, Henricus took over publication; Janssonius joined the venture in 1633. Eventually, the atlas was renamed the Atlas Novus and then the Atlas Major, by which time it had expanded to eleven volumes. Janssonius is also well known for his volume of English county maps, published in 1646.

Janssonius died in Amsterdam in 1664. His son-in-law, Johannes van Waesbergen, took over his business. Eventually, many of Janssonius’ plates were sold to Gerard Valck and Pieter Schenk, who added their names and continued to reissue the maps.

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Nuremberg / 1730 circa
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20.5 x 16.5 inches
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VG
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Amsterdam / 1700 circa
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21.5 x 19 inches
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VG+
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Amsterdam / 1700 circa
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20 x 17.5 inches
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VG
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Amsterdam / 1688 circa
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20 x 15 inches
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VG
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Amsterdam / 1670 circa
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20 x 16 inches
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VG+
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Amsterdam / 1670 circa
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16.5 x 20.5 inches
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VG
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Amsterdam / 1670 circa
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19.75 x 15 inches
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VG+
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Amsterdam / 1665 circa
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15.5 x 19.5 inches
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VG
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Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1660 circa
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20 x 16 inches
Condition:
VG
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Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1660 circa
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20 x 15 inches
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VG
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Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1660 circa
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19 x 15.5 inches
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VG
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Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1660 circa
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19 x 13 inches
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VG+
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Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1658
Size:
70 x 34 inches
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VG+
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39014
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Amsterdam / 1658
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20 x 15 inches
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VG+
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43364
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Amsterdam / 1657
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20.5 x 14.5 inches
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VG
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Amsterdam / 1657
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18 x 14 inches
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VG
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Amsterdam / 1657 circa
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20 x 17 inches
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VG+
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Amsterdam / 1657
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19 x 13.5 inches
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Amsterdam / 1657
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18 x 13.5 inches
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Amsterdam / 1657 circa
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19.5 x 15.5 inches
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VG+
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Amsterdam / 1657 circa
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20 x 15 inches
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VG
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Amsterdam / 1655 circa
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20 x 15.5 inches
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VG+
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Amsterdam / 1655 circa
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20.5 x 16 inches
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Good
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61632
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Amsterdam / 1652 circa
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20.5 x 15.5 inches
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VG
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Amsterdam / 1652 circa
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20 x 15 inches
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VG
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Amsterdam / 1650 circa
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20.5 x 16.5 inches
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VG
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Amsterdam / 1650 circa
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21.5 x 17.5 inches
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VG
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Amsterdam / 1650 circa
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20 x 15.5 inches
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Amsterdam / 1650 circa
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19.5 x 15 inches
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Amsterdam / 1650 circa
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19 x 15 inches
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Amsterdam / 1650 circa
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16 x 20 inches
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VG
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Amsterdam / 1650
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22 x 17.5 inches
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VG
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Amsterdam / 1650
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22 x 17.5 inches
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VG
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Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1650
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21.5 x 17 inches
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VG
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Amsterdam / 1645 circa
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20.5 x 16.5 inches
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VG
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Amsterdam / 1644
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20 x 16 inches
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VG
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Amsterdam / 1641 circa
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21.5 x 18.5 inches
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VG
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Amsterdam / 1640 circa
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20 x 15 inches
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Amsterdam / 1640 circa
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20 x 16.5 inches
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VG
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Amsterdam / 1640 circa
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20 x 15.5 inches
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Amsterdam / 1640 circa
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21 x 15.5 inches
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VG
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Amsterdam / 1640 circa
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15.5 x 18.5 inches
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Amsterdam / 1640 circa
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Amsterdam / 1640 circa
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Amsterdam / 1640 circa
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Amsterdam / 1700 circa
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22 x 18.5 inches
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Amsterdam / 1700 circa
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Amsterdam / 1688 circa
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23 x 17.5 inches
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Amsterdam / 1685 circa
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21.5 x 17 inches
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Amsterdam / 1685 circa
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20 x 16 inches
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VG
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Amsterdam / 1680 circa
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20.5 x 18 inches
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Amsterdam / 1670
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19 x 15 inches
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Amsterdam / 1666
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20.5 x 16 inches
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Amsterdam / 1666
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20 x 15 inches
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VG
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Amsterdam / 1666 circa
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21.5 x 15 inches
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Amsterdam / 1665
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20 x 15 inches
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Amsterdam / 1662
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19 x 13 inches
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VG
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Amsterdam / 1662
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20 x 14 inches
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VG
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Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1662
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19 x 15 inches
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VG+
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22464
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Amsterdam / 1661
Size:
21.5 x 17.5 inches
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VG+
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Amsterdam / 1660
Size:
18 x 14 inches
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VG+
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16032
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1660 circa
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20 x 15.5 inches
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VG
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Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1660 circa
Size:
19 x 15 inches
Condition:
VG
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21713
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1660 circa
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20.5 x 18.5 inches
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VG
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Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1660
Size:
20.5 x 15.5 inches
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VG
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Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1660 circa
Size:
19 x 13 inches
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VG+
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23429
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1660 circa
Size:
20.5 x 18.5 inches
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VG
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Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1660 circa
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19 x 15 inches
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VG+
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29268
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1660 circa
Size:
21.5 x 17 inches
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VG
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Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1660 circa
Size:
20 x 16 inches
Condition:
VG
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Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1660 circa
Size:
20 x 16 inches
Condition:
VG
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34744
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1660 circa
Size:
19 x 15.5 inches
Condition:
VG
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41284
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1660 circa
Size:
20.5 x 17.5 inches
Condition:
VG+
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41254
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1660 circa
Size:
20.5 x 18.5 inches
Condition:
VG
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43023
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1660 circa
Size:
19 x 15.5 inches
Condition:
VG
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43100
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1660 circa
Size:
20.5 x 17.5 inches
Condition:
VG+
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42715
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1660 circa
Size:
20.5 x 17.5 inches
Condition:
VG
Stock#:
51802
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1660 circa
Size:
20.5 x 18.5 inches
Condition:
VG+
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50732
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1659
Size:
21 x 18 inches
Condition:
Good
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58283gc
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1658
Size:
21.5 x 18 inches
Condition:
VG+
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1206
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1658
Size:
20 x 17.5 inches
Condition:
VG+
Stock#:
8085
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1658
Size:
20 x 17.5 inches
Condition:
VG+
Stock#:
23143
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1658 circa
Size:
20.5 x 18 inches
Condition:
VG+
Stock#:
27137
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1658 circa
Size:
21.5 x 18 inches
Condition:
VG+
Stock#:
38424
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1658
Size:
20 x 17.5 inches
Condition:
VG+
Stock#:
43734
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1657
Size:
18 x 14 inches
Condition:
VG+
Stock#:
7797
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1657
Size:
19 x 13 inches
Condition:
VG
Stock#:
17901
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1657
Size:
19 x 13.5 inches
Condition:
VG
Stock#:
21171
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1657
Size:
42 x 17 inches
Condition:
VG+
Stock#:
25723
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1657 circa
Size:
19 x 14.5 inches
Condition:
VG
Stock#:
29871lh
Place/Date:
Amsterdam / 1657 circa
Size:
20 x 15 inches
Condition:
VG
Stock#:
29868lh