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7 Antique map of the European Continent / Virtual Map Fair 171

€1,000.00

Description: Nice map of Europe by Ortelius, 1571. The map is based upon several important maps of Europe, including Gerard Mercator's 1554 map of Europe; the mapping of Greenland and Iceland from Mercator's 1569 world map. The treatment of Great Britain is based upon Mercator's 1564 Great Britain map. Scandinavia is drawn from Olaus Magnus' 1539 Scandinavia map. Russia is based on Jenkinson's 1562 Russia map. The Southeastern part of this map is based upon Gastaldi's first map of Asia of 1559. Parts of the North African coast are based upon Gastaldi's Africa map of 1564.

Specific product properties:
Cartographer: Ortelius, Abraham
Publisher: --
Year: 1571
Colours: contemporary
Condition: very fine
Present in store: Yes

Measurements:
Length:
340 mm
Width:
465 mm
  • Number: 1710148 (2480)
  • Dealer: Speculum Orbis Nauticum







 
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