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ORTELIUS, Abraham.

Namurcum Comitatus.

Published: Antwerp. c1602

Stock code: 69318

Price: £300

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A striking and very handsome map of the province of Namur in modern day Belgium. This map was first used by Ortelius in 1579, and it is based on the earlier map by I. Surhon. The map features a pair of stylish title cartouches, and a directional compass. Namur is a province in Wallonia, in the French speaking part of Belgium. The city stands astride the twin rivers of the Sambre and the Meuse. Published in Ortelius’ landmark atlas the Theatrum Orbis Terrarum.

Size: 400 525 mm Copperplate engraving with original colour. Good condition.

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