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Description de touts les Pays-Bas, autrement appellez la Germanie Inferieure, ou Basse Allemagne : Avec toutes les cartes geographicques desdicts pays, & plusieurs pourtraicts de villes tirez au naturel ; derechef illustrée de plusieurs histoires & narrations remarquables ; avec indice tres-ample des choses les plus memorables.

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Title:
Description de touts les Pays-Bas, autrement appellez la Germanie Inferieure, ou Basse Allemagne : Avec toutes les cartes geographicques desdicts pays, & plusieurs pourtraicts de villes tirez au naturel ; derechef illustrée de plusieurs histoires & narrations remarquables ; avec indice tres-ample des choses les plus memorables.
Alternate Title:
La description des Pays-Bas and Descrittione di M. Lodovico Guicciardini patritio fiorentino, di tutti i Paesi Bassi
Author:
Guicciardini, Lodovico, 1521-1589, Jansson, Jan, 1588-1664, Keere, Pieter van den, 1571-approximately 1646, Visscher, Claes Jansz., 1586 or 1587-1652, Doetichum, Johan van (the younger), active 1592-1630, and Surhon, Jacques
Author (no Collectors):
Guicciardini, Lodovico, 1521-1589, Jansson, Jan, 1588-1664, Keere, Pieter van den, 1571-approximately 1646, Visscher, Claes Jansz., 1586 or 1587-1652, Doetichum, Johan van (the younger), active 1592-1630, and Surhon, Jacques
Topic:
atlas and cartographic image-cri
Language:
French
Physical Description:
1 atlas ([2] pages, [1] leaf, [4], 450 [i.e. 442], [12] pages, [5] leaves of plates, [54] double leaves of plates, [34] folded leaves of plates) : illustrations, 87 maps, including 49 double and 34 foldouts (engravings) ; 32 cm
Publication Info:
ne and Amstelodami [Amsterdam] :
Imprint:
1625
Genre:
atlas and cartographic image-cri
Notes:
  • French version of atlas.
  • Relief shown pictorially.
  • Includes indexes.
  • Vellum binding.
  • Gold-leafed decorative borders and seals on front and back covers and spine.
  • First 2 and last 2 pages blank (included in page description).
  • Engraved title page, head and tail-pieces throughout.
  • Illustrations of significant buildings (e.g. "Domus Senatoria Vlissingensis").
  • Descriptive text accompanies maps and on some maps.
  • Decorative borders, banners, cartouches, compass roses, rhumb lines, bar scales, tables of statistical information, coats of arms.
  • Maps show topography, vegetation, waterways, shoals, routes.
  • Illustrations of figures, flora, fauna, ships, sea monsters.
  • Bird's eye views (including city plans): Maps 3-5, 7-12, 14, 16-24, 26-29, 31-47, 49-52, 54-58, 60-65, 67-69, 71-78, 80, 83, 84; views: Maps 6, 13, 59, 82, 85.
  • Indexes on Maps 13, 18, 24, 32, 35, 36, 37, 41, 51, 60, 62, 64, 69.