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Title: [Antique map of Germany] Germania.
Author: Ortelius, A.
PlaceAndYear: Antwerp, 1571.
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 Germany from Abraham Ortelius’ ‘Theatrum Orbis Terrarum’. is probably based on the map by Christaan Sgrooten. Embellished with a large title-cartouche with the coat-of-arms of the German Emporer.The map was replaced in the editions published by Vrients. Ref.: Karrow, Mapmakers of the 16th Century, entry 1/21, v.d. Broecke, Ortelius Atlas maps, map 56.
Dimensions: 365 x 500 mm
Reference: v.d. Broecke, Ortelius Atlas maps, map 56.
Colouring: attractive later colouring
Condition: very good
  • Number: 1011862 (889)
  • Dealer: Speculum Orbis Nauticum

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