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The famous Ortelius map of the northern Atlantic regions

ORTELIUS, Abraham.

Septentrionalium Regionum Descrip.
Antwerp, 1609 or 1612 Latin edition. Old colour. 360 x 495mm..

Repaired tear in top margin, just entering map area, slight marking caused by printer's ink left on the surface of the map.

A classic collector's map of Northern Europe, after Olaus Magnus and Zeno, showing Britain and Scandinavia in detail, but also showing Greenland, part of North America and the mythical islands of Frisland, Brasil & St. Brendan. 'Drogeo' is believed to represent Newfoundland. In the Arctic (which is depicted in the form of Mercator's map of the North Pole) is a note 'Pigmys live here'!

VAN DEN BROECKE: 160.7; BURDEN: 40.
Stock ID : 22499

£2,250

£2,250

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Stock Id :22499

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The famous Ortelius map of the northern Atlantic regions

ORTELIUS, Abraham.

Septentrionalium Regionum Descrip.
Antwerp, 1609 or 1612 Latin edition. Old colour. 360 x 495mm..

Repaired tear in top margin, just entering map area, slight marking caused by printer's ink left on the surface of the map.

A classic collector's map of Northern Europe, after Olaus Magnus and Zeno, showing Britain and Scandinavia in detail, but also showing Greenland, part of North America and the mythical islands of Frisland, Brasil & St. Brendan. 'Drogeo' is believed to represent Newfoundland. In the Arctic (which is depicted in the form of Mercator's map of the North Pole) is a note 'Pigmys live here'!

VAN DEN BROECKE: 160.7; BURDEN: 40.
Stock ID : 22499

£2,250

£2,250

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