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[A classic 16th Century map of the British Isles]

image of Angliae, Scotiae, et Hiberniae, Sive Britannicar: Insularum Descriptio.


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ORTELIUS, Abraham.
Angliae, Scotiae, et Hiberniae, Sive Britannicar: Insularum Descriptio. Antwerp, 1584, Latin text edition. Old colour. 345 x 500mm.
A classic collector's map of the British Isles, oriented with north to the right, published in the 'Theatrum Orbis Terrarum'. SHIRLEY: British Isles 1477-1650, 86 - 'more sophisticated and ebullient style of engraving'; VAN DEN BROECKE: 16.
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