1579 Ortelius Map of Calais, France (Maroilles Cheese Region)
1579 Ortelius Map of Calais, France (Maroilles Cheese Region)

1579 Ortelius Map of Calais, France (Maroilles Cheese Region). WE SELL ONLY ORIGINAL ANTIQUE MAPS – NOT REPRODUCTIONS. Title: Caletensium et Bononiensium Ditionis Accurata Delinatio. Description: This is a rare 1579 Abraham Ortelius map of the French department of Pas-de-Calais. It covers the French and Belgian coastline from Estables to Calais. This area is known for producing Maroilles, a soft cheese made from cow’s milk and with a washed rind. Cartographically based upon a four sheet map issued by Nicholas de Nicolay in 1558, it features a decorative title cartouche in the lower left quadrant. Shows the region in wonderful detail with attention to forests, cities, rivers, villages and other topographical features. Published in Antwerp by A. Ortelius in 1579 for issue in his seminal atlas Theatrum Orbis Terrarum. Size: Printed area measures 14 inches high by 10 inches wide. This map was originally part of a larger sheet on which several maps were printed, consequently the map’s printing and plate mark extend off the right hand side of the page. 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, France (Maroilles Cheese Region)” 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.
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Year: 1579
  • Country/Region: France
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