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Abraham Ortelius:  Thietmarsiae, Holsaticae Regionis Partis Typus Auctore Petro Boeckel [with] Prussia Descriptio ante aliquot annos ab Henrico Zellio ab coque D. Ioanni Clur. civi Gedanesi Ded:

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Title: Thietmarsiae, Holsaticae Regionis Partis Typus Auctore Petro Boeckel [with] Prussia Descriptio ante aliquot annos ab Henrico Zellio ab coque D. Ioanni Clur. civi Gedanesi Ded:

Map Maker: Abraham Ortelius

Place / Date: Antwerp / 1581

Coloring: Hand Colored

Size: 20 x 13.5 inches

Condition: VG+

Price: $450.00

Inventory ID: 45904


Description:

A nice full color example of these maps of Holstein and Prussia, from Abraham Ortelius' Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, the first modern Atlas..

Includes sea monsters, ornate cartouche, sailing vessel, etc.

The Holstein map is based upon an earlier map by Peter Boekel, who made a map of Ditmarschen called "Beschribung vom landt zu Ditmers" in 1559.  The Prussia map is based upon the work of Heinrich Zell 1518-1564.


References: Van Den Broecke 88.


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Maps of the Baltic
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