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Antique World Map, 1630 Maps / Geography Jigsaw Puzzle

Reproduction of Henricus Hondius (Dutch, 1597–1651) World map, 1630, from Novus Atlas, published by Jan Jansson in 11 vols., 1647–1662. Puzzle measures 29" x 20" when complete. Released June 2009.

This popular baroque-style map was originally designed as a frontispiece to Henricus Hondius’s 1630 revision of the long-lived Mercator/Hondius atlas, a work then being challenged by rival map publishers. The decorations include depictions of the four elements—earth, air, fire, and water—and portraits of Julius Caesar and cartographers Claudius Ptolemy, Gerard Mercator, and Jodocus Hondius Sr.
 
Thoughtfully conceived and engagingly intricate, Pomegranate's interlocking jigsaw puzzles combine superb color reproduction, stunning and unusual images, and heirloom - quality construction to delight generations of puzzle solvers.   


Completed puzzle is 29" x 20"

Antique World Map, 1630

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Pieces 1000
Age 12+
Manufacturer Pomegranate
Theme Maps / Geography
Puzzle Type Jigsaw Puzzle
Mfg. Part Number AA603
UPC Number 9780764950902
Puzzle Category History & Geography
Item Number 30846
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Reproduction of Henricus Hondius (Dutch, 1597–1651) World map, 1630, from Novus Atlas, published by Jan Jansson in 11 vols., 1647–1662. Puzzle measures 29" x 20" when complete. Released June 2009.

This popular baroque-style map was originally designed as a frontispiece to Henricus Hondius’s 1630 revision of the long-lived Mercator/Hondius atlas, a work then being challenged by rival map publishers. The decorations include depictions of the four elements—earth, air, fire, and water—and portraits of Julius Caesar and cartographers Claudius Ptolemy, Gerard Mercator, and Jodocus Hondius Sr.
 
Thoughtfully conceived and engagingly intricate, Pomegranate's interlocking jigsaw puzzles combine superb color reproduction, stunning and unusual images, and heirloom - quality construction to delight generations of puzzle solvers.   


Completed puzzle is 29" x 20"

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Susan Harvey - Eagle, NE
Quality: Excellent (100%)
Value: Excellent (100%)
Difficulty: Medium
Would Recommend: Yes

Great puzzle, beautiful historic image, highly detailed. We really enjoyed this one.

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Robin - San Diego

I buy puzzels for my staff at work, we enjoy taking short breaks to unwind. Our new Antique World Map is high qaulity and beautiful. I wil be purchasing more puzzel from this site!


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