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Mervinia Comitatus

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Title: Mervinia Comitatus
County: Merionethshire
Map Series: Jan Jansson
Medium: Copper
Artist: Jansson J
Cartographer: Jansson, Jan
Publisher: Jansson, Jan
Date: 1644
From: Des Nieuwen Atlantis Aenhang
Dimensions: 378 x 493 mm
Colour: Original outline

Rather browned. Old repairs to splitting along the centre fold.
The rare first state, published in Amsterdam in the Mercator-Hondius-Jansson atlas of 1644. The map is actually of Merioneth and Montgomery. When it appeared in Jansson's "Atlas Novus" of 1646, the title had been changed to "Mervinia et Montgomeria Comitatus" and relocated to a more elaborate cartouche in the lower left corner, and three shield of arms added.

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Web References
Year:1644 en.wikipedia.org



Antique Map - "Mervinia Comitatus" after J Jansson published 1644 by Jan Jansson.