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Abraham Ortelius:  Angliae, Scotiae, Et Hiberniae Sive Britannicae Insularum Descriptio

Maps of the British Isles


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Title: Angliae, Scotiae, Et Hiberniae Sive Britannicae Insularum Descriptio

Map Maker: Abraham Ortelius

Place / Date: Antwerp / 1598

Coloring: Hand Colored

Size: 19 x 14 inches

Condition: VG

Price: $1,100.00

Inventory ID: 37506


Description:

Attractive full color example of Ortelius' first map of the British Isles, from Ortelius' Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, the first modern atlas of the world.

The map is based on Mercator's 1564 map of the British Isles. West is at the top. Includes a number of sailing ships and a coat of arms.  


References: Van Den Broecke 16.


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Maps of the British Isles