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Title: [antique map of the United Kingdom] Brittanicarum Insularum Typus. 1595.
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 map of Roman Britain based on information from Mercator's 1564 map of the British Isles, improved by a new outline from Saxton's 1579 map, and ancient knowledge from Diodorus, Siculus, Plinius, Appianus, Tacitus, Cæsar and Strabo. The map is filled with ancient place names, Hadrian's Wall, and Wall of Pius (mislabeled Severi Imp. Murus). The engraving is by the accomplished flemish engraver Jan Dierix.From the rare Spanish edition of Abraham Ortelius’ ‘Theatrum Orbis Terrarum’, published by Vrientius.Ref.: v.d.Broecke, Ortelius, map 192, Shirley (1980), map 186, plate 42.
Dimensions: 367 x 511 mm
Colouring: attractive later colouring
Condition: very good
Technique: THIS ITEM IS OFFERED WITH A REDUCTION OF THE PRICE FROM EURO 950 TO EURO 500. SHIPPING AND INSURANCE COSTS, BANKING (NO CHARGE FOR E.C CITIZENS) AND PAYPAL COSTS (5%) ARE EXTRA. HOW TO ORDER: CLICK ON THE BUTTON 'CONTACT DEALER' ON THE ITEM PAGE , GIVE YOUR NAME & EMAIL ADDRESS, AND PLACE THE ORDER IN THE MESSAGE BOX.
  • Number: 1010115
  • Dealer: Speculum Orbis Nauticum







 
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