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Abraham Ortelius:  Cambriae Typus Auctore Humfredo Lhuydo . . .

Maps of the British Isles


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Title: Cambriae Typus Auctore Humfredo Lhuydo . . .

Map Maker: Abraham Ortelius

Place / Date: Antwerp / 1584

Coloring: Hand Colored

Size: 19.5 x 14.5 inches

Condition: VG

Price: $975.00

Inventory ID: 47612


Description:

Ortelius' map is the first printed map of Wales.

The map appeared in Ortelius' Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, the first modern atlas of the world. Ornate cartouche and many sailing ships and sea monster. The map is based upon Mercator's 1564 wall map of the British Isles in 8 sheets and Lhuyd's manuscript map of 1568.


References: Van den Broecke 21.


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