Leen Helmink Antique Maps

Holland by Claes Janszoon Visscher

Cartographer

Claes Janszoon Visscher

Title

Comitatus Hollandia

Published

Amsterdam, 1630

Size

46 x 55 cms

Technique

Copper engraving

Stock number

18738

Condition

excellent

Price

$ 27500

Description

Fifth copy known. The rarest and most decorative of all printed maps of Holland, of which only four copies are recorded. Very decorative borders. The author is unknown, presumably Claes Jansz Visscher.

3rd state with address of Frederick de Wit.

References:
Blonk 'Hollandia Comitatus', Map 54, State 3.
Schilder 'Monumenta Cartographica Neerlandica', Vol. VI, map 74, State 3.