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FERWERDERADEEL De Tweede GRIETENIJE van OOSTER GOO Weesentlyk Vertoont Door B. SCHOTANUS à STERRINGA. / Doe DE HEER J.R BERNARD HERINGA van GROVESTINS daar GRIETMAN was en Gedeputeerde Staat van FRIESLAND wegens OOSTER-GO A.° CH. (I) I)( LXXXII.

Bernardus Schotanus à Sterringa, approximately 1640-

[Leeuwarden] : Vermeerdert uitgegeeven door FRANÇOIS HALMA. CDDCCXVIII., [1718]

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  • Title:
    FERWERDERADEEL De Tweede GRIETENIJE van OOSTER GOO Weesentlyk Vertoont Door B. SCHOTANUS à STERRINGA. / Doe DE HEER J.R BERNARD HERINGA van GROVESTINS daar GRIETMAN was en Gedeputeerde Staat van FRIESLAND wegens OOSTER-GO A.° CH. (I) I)( LXXXII.
  • Author: Bernardus Schotanus à Sterringa, approximately 1640-
  • Contributor: François Halma 1653-1722, publisher.;
    George III, King of Great Britain, 1738-1820, former owner.;
    George IV, King of Great Britain, 1762-1830, donor.
  • Subjects: Friesland (Netherlands) -- Maps -- Early works to 1800; Early maps
  • Publication Details: [Leeuwarden] : Vermeerdert uitgegeeven door FRANÇOIS HALMA. CDDCCXVIII., [1718]
  • Language: Dutch
  • Identifier: System number: 017776260
  • Notes: Relief shown pictorially.
    Map of the countryside outside the town of Niekerk showing roads, towns and lakes. A landscape to the foreground with livestock and two gentlemen, one of them pointing towards the fields.
    Shows titles in decorative cartouches, one draped with nets with a fisherman to the right and arms above; the other with two workmen on either side and surmounted by an armorial and sheaves of wheat and fruit.
    Shows scale bar below and a key to the upper right held by a putto.
    Illustration to the atlas: Uitbeeldinghe der Heerlijkheit Friesland zoo in't algemeen als in haare 30 bijzondere Grietenijen door Dr.B. Schotanus â Sterringa.
    The first edition was produced by Bernard Schotanus in 1698 after he received an order from the Gedeputeerde Staten for a new mapping out of the Grietenijen. This first edition was published in 125 copies only. The rapid topographical changes in Frisia and the small number of printed copies made a new edition necessary just 20 years later. After the death of Schotanus in 1704, François Halma edited and published this 1718 edition in Leeuwarden. He revised the copperplates with information up to date and added the seven historical maps of the Netherlands from Menso Alting, plus a historical overview map of Frisia by Schotanus. The Halma atlas was later re-issued by R & J Ottens. (R. W. Shirley).
    Titled "Uitbeeldinghe der Heerlijkheit Friesland zoo in't algemeen als in haare 30 bijzondere Grietenijen door Dr.B. Schotanus â Sterringa" in the Catalogue of Maps, Prints, Drawings, etc., forming the geographical and topographical collection attached to the Library of his late Majesty King George the third, etc., London, 1829.
    Citation/references note: British Museum, Catalogue of Maps, Prints, Drawings, etc., forming the geographical and topographical collection attached to the Library of his late Majesty King George the third, etc., London, 1829
  • Physical Description: 1 map : copperplate engraving ; 41.2 X 46.7 cm.; Scale approximately 1:30,000.
  • Series: Uitbeeldinghe der Heerlijkheit Friesland [...]
  • Copy Note: Ownership: Copy at Maps K.Top.108.98.a-ee. Part of King George III's Topographical Collection. Donated to the nation by George IV.
  • Shelfmark(s): Cartographic Items Maps K.Top.108.98.a-ee.
  • UIN: BLL01017776260

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