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ORTELIUS, Abraham.

Nobilis Hannoniae Comitatus Descrip.

[Belgium.]

Published: Antwerp. c1572

Stock code: 52379

Price: £400

Sale Price: £160

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Ortelius published this map in his now famous atlas The Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, basing it on the earlier 1548 map by Jacques and Jean Surhon, according to the reference book of van der Broecke there were only one hundred copies of this map printed. Strapwork cartouche, coats of arms,two scales beadwork border. This is a highly decorative, inexpensive sixteenth century map.

Copper engraving. Original colour. Fine condition, good margins. Size: 50 x 38 cm.

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