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A 16th century miniature map of Normandy

Stock No. 21144 Category: Tags: , Cartographer: LANGENES, Barent.

Normandia.
Amsterdam, Cornelis Claez, 1599, Dutch text edition. 85 x 125, with letterpress surtitle and pagination.

£75

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A scarce map of Normandy, orientated with north to the left, engraved by either Pieter van den Keere or Jodocus Hondius for the 1598 'Caert-Thresoor', with a text by an unknown author. Despite being published a year after the first edition, this is a second state: the left border has been re-engraved with latitude graduations.
By 1600 this map was being published in the 'Tabularum Geographicarum Contractarum' with a text by Petrus Bertius, and in 1616 a new plate was engraved by Jodocus Hondius II, slightly larger and with wider borders with scales of longitude and latitude.

Additional information

Dimensions 125 × 85 mm
Cartographer

Date

1599

Extra Info

Normandia.

Publication

Amsterdam, Cornelis Claez, 1599, Dutch text edition. 85 x 125, with letterpress surtitle and pagination.

Condition

A good example.

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