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Luigi Guicciardini:  Hollandiae Cattorum Regionis Typus

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Title: Hollandiae Cattorum Regionis Typus

Map Maker: Luigi Guicciardini

Place / Date: Antwerp / 1580 ca

Coloring: Uncolored

Size: 13 x 10 inches

Condition: VG+

Price: $1,200.00

Inventory ID: 0001dd


Fine uncolored example of Guicciardini's reduced version of Jacob van Deventer's survey of the province of Holland surveyed in 1537 and published first in Antwerp in nine sheets by Bernard van der Putte in 1558.

The map is Oriented  with east at the top  and is embellished with sailing ships, compass rose and a decorative  strapwork cartouche.

On the verso, Guicciardini marvels in the text on this map that such a small country produces such prodigious amounts of milk and of cheese which is known all over Europe.

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