1579 Ortelius Map of Calais and Vermandois, France and Vicinity
1579 Ortelius Map of Calais and Vermandois, France and Vicinity

1579 Ortelius Map of Calais and Vermandois, France and Vicinity. WE SELL ONLY ORIGINAL ANTIQUE MAPS – NOT REPRODUCTIONS. Title: Caletensium et Bononiensium Ditionis Accurata Delinatio. / Veromanduorum Eorumque Confinium Exactissima Discriptio. Description: Two rare regional Abraham Ortelius maps on a single folio sheet. Left map, entitled Caletensium, depicts the French and Belgian coastline from Estables to Calais. Cartographically based upon a four sheet map issued by Nicholas de Nicolay. The right map, entitled Veromandorum, depicts the immediate vicinity of Saint-Quentin in northern France. This map is based upon the cartographic work of Jean de Surhon who was commissioned by the crown to map the region in 1557. Each map features a decorative title cartouche in the lower left quadrant. Both maps show their respective regions in wonderful detail with attention to forest cities, roads, rivers and villages. Published in Antwerp by A. Ortelius in 1579 for issue in his seminal atlas Theatrum Orbis Terrarum. Size: Printed area measures 13 inches high by 19 inches wide. Condition: Very good condition. Latin text on verso. 1 – 10 days. If your address is a P. Duty varies by country and we cannot predict the amount you will be charged. Some countries are duty free, others are not. Other Services Conservation Framing: Geographicus recommends basic conservation framing services for any antique paper. We do not offer this service. Antique Map Restoration: Geographicus can repair and restore your antique map. Services include deacidification cleaning flattening and backing. The item “1579 Ortelius Map of Calais and Vermandois, France and Vicinity” is in sale since Thursday, August 22, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “geographicusmaps” and is located in 11221. This item can be shipped worldwide.
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