1 Antique map of North Africa with Carthago. / Virtual Map Fair


Title: [Antique map of North Africa with Carthago.] AFRICAE / PROPRIAE / TABULA / In qua, / Punica regna vides; / Tyrios, et Agenoris / urbem. / 1590.
Author: Ortelius, A.
PlaceAndYear: Antwerp, Robert Bruneau, 1609.
Description: Abraham Ortelius(1527-98), Dutch cartographer and publisher of the first modern atlas, ' Theatrum Orbis Terrarum' in 1570. Editions till 1612. Also an atlas of ancient cartography, the ' Parergon' and a pocket atlas, the ' Epitome'.A very decorative map of North Africa with an inset with the town of Carthago.From the rare Spanish edition of Abraham Ortelius’ ‘Theatrum Orbis Terrarum’, published by Vrientius. Ref.: v.d.Broecke, Ortelius, map 159.2, Karrow, Mapmakers of the 16th Cent., 1/151.
Dimensions: 335 x 487 mm
Reference: v.d.Broecke, Ortelius, map 159.2; Karrow, Mapmakers of the 16th Cent., 1/151.
Colouring: attractive later colouring
Condition: two thin spots, otherwise good
  • Number: 1010485 (5649)
  • Dealer: Speculum Orbis Nauticum

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