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Gorgeous and rare 1609 Ortelius map of France.

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Date: 1609
Place: Antwerp
Dimensions: 40 x 48 cm (16 x 19 in)
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SKU: NL-00462 Category:

Description

Map of France adorned with four compass roses and an elaborate cartouche with coat-of-arms. One of the most decorative and rare maps of Vrients contained in the posthumous editions of Ortelius’s Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, widely considered the first modern atlas ever published.

Condition Description

Centerfold slightly separating at bottom; no damage. Scattered foxing throughout. Image quality is superb.

References

Van der Krogt 3, 4000: 31C; Van den Broecke, 36.