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A 16th century miniature map of Northern Europe

LANGENES, Barent.

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

A scarce map of northern Europe, showing from Greenland to Novaya Zemlya, with the mythical islands of Frisland and Bus. It was engraved by Pieter van der Keere for the 'Caert-Thresoor', with a text by an unknown author.
By 1600 this map was being published in the 'Tabularum Geographicarum' 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.


Stock ID : 21319

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Stock Id :21319

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A 16th century miniature map of Northern Europe

LANGENES, Barent.

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

A scarce map of northern Europe, showing from Greenland to Novaya Zemlya, with the mythical islands of Frisland and Bus. It was engraved by Pieter van der Keere for the 'Caert-Thresoor', with a text by an unknown author.
By 1600 this map was being published in the 'Tabularum Geographicarum' 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.


Stock ID : 21319

£350

£350

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