Janssonius 1657
Joannes Janssonius (c. 1590-1664): Nova et Accvrata Poli Arctici et terrarum Circum Iacentium descriptio, Amsterdam 1657 (405 x 520).
This polar chart's design and its use of cartouches is practically identical to Willem Blaeu's chart of 1635.


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