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"Nobilis Fluvius Albis maxima cura ex variis famosisque Auctoribus collectus et in lucem editus"  Beautifully hand-colored, very detailed antique map (copper etching) showing the run of the river Elbe from Marschacht (ca. 30 Km east of Hamburg) to Cuxhaven, where the river empties in form of an estuary into the North Sea. From Cuxhaven to Hamburg is the stretch of the river which all ships have to go through in order to reach the international harbor of Hamburg.
"Nobilis Fluvius Albis maxima cura ex variis famosisque Auctoribus collectus et in lucem editus"  Beautifully hand-colored, very detailed antique map (copper etching) showing the run of the river Elbe from Marschacht (ca. 30 Km east of Hamburg) to Cuxhaven, where the river empties in form of an estuary into the North Sea. From Cuxhaven to Hamburg is the stretch of the river which all ships have to go through in order to reach the international harbor of Hamburg.
"Nobilis Fluvius Albis maxima cura ex variis famosisque Auctoribus collectus et in lucem editus"  Beautifully hand-colored, very detailed antique map (copper etching) showing the run of the river Elbe from Marschacht (ca. 30 Km east of Hamburg) to Cuxhaven, where the river empties in form of an estuary into the North Sea. From Cuxhaven to Hamburg is the stretch of the river which all ships have to go through in order to reach the international harbor of Hamburg.
"Nobilis Fluvius Albis maxima cura ex variis famosisque Auctoribus collectus et in lucem editus"  Beautifully hand-colored, very detailed antique map (copper etching) showing the run of the river Elbe from Marschacht (ca. 30 Km east of Hamburg) to Cuxhaven, where the river empties in form of an estuary into the North Sea. From Cuxhaven to Hamburg is the stretch of the river which all ships have to go through in order to reach the international harbor of Hamburg.

Maps, Germany, Elbe from Cuxhaven to Hamburg, Janssonius

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"Nobilis Fluvius Albis maxima cura ex variis famosisque Auctoribus collectus et in lucem editus"

Beautifully hand-colored, very detailed antique map (copper etching) showing the run of the river Elbe from Marschacht (ca. 30 Km east of Hamburg) to Cuxhaven, where the river empties in form of an estuary into the North Sea. From Cuxhaven to Hamburg is the stretch of the river which all ships have to go through in order to reach the international harbor of Hamburg. The city of Hamburg is shown both as an areal view as well as a beautiful panoramic view, an inset into the map in the lower right corner. In the lower left corner there are two land surveyors at work.

On the river's south side: Harburg - Buxtehude - Stade. On the river's northern shores: Hamburg - Blankenese (still a distant village) - Glückstadt - Krempe. And on both sides of the Elbe run to the sea every little village and small town. As well as the various arms of the river Elbe, and even very small feeding river and stream on either side.

Etched by Jan Janssonius (1588-1664), an important member of the Dutch 17th century map producer dynasty in Amsterdam this map has extraordinary extensions.

The map was produced and published in Amsterdam, 1636 

Because of the oblong shape, the map has several vertical folds. It is in very good condition, and the hand coloring is of outstanding quality.The margins are ample. Very minor signs of age and use.

17,1 x 102,5 cm (ca. 6.7 x 40.4")

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