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The first printed map of Wales

LHUYD, Humfrey.

Cambriae Typus Auctore Humfredo Lhuydo Denbigiense Cambrobritanno.
Antwerp, 1595, Latin text edition. Original colour. 370 x 490mm

Small paper flaw in unprinted map of map.

The first map of Wales to be published, based on a manuscript map supplied to Ortelius by the Welshman Humphrey Lhuyd, an M.P. and personal physician to Lord Arundel. Tragically he died at the age of 41, five years before his map was first issued.
This map first appeared in the 1573 addendas to Ortelius's 'Theatrum Orbis Terrarum', three years after the first edition of the atlas.

VAN DEN BROECKE: 21, state iii of iii.
Stock ID : 20150

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Stock Id :20150

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The first printed map of Wales

LHUYD, Humfrey.

Cambriae Typus Auctore Humfredo Lhuydo Denbigiense Cambrobritanno.
Antwerp, 1595, Latin text edition. Original colour. 370 x 490mm

Small paper flaw in unprinted map of map.

The first map of Wales to be published, based on a manuscript map supplied to Ortelius by the Welshman Humphrey Lhuyd, an M.P. and personal physician to Lord Arundel. Tragically he died at the age of 41, five years before his map was first issued.
This map first appeared in the 1573 addendas to Ortelius's 'Theatrum Orbis Terrarum', three years after the first edition of the atlas.

VAN DEN BROECKE: 21, state iii of iii.
Stock ID : 20150

£750

£750

Return To Listing