Original 16th Century Antique Ortelius Map of France 1598

Original 16th Century Antique Ortelius Map of France 1598

Original 16th Century Antique Ortelius Map of France 1598

Original 16th Century Antique Ortelius Map of France 1598

Original 16th Century Antique Ortelius Map of France 1598

Original 16th Century Antique Ortelius Map of France 1598

Original 16th Century Antique Ortelius Map of France 1598

Canadian buyers: Please wait until you are invoiced before paying! We are required to charge HST or GST on all orders mailed to Canadian destinations. Title: L’Isle de France. Measurements: 19″ x 14″. Comments: A very nice and early map of France, by one of the greatest mapmakers of the period. Note: This is an authentic and original antique 16th century map and not a copy or re-strike. Outside Canada or United States please inquire about rates. We make every effort to describe all of our items in detail and try to find and sell high quality and unusual pieces. Lost item claims will not be filed before one month from the end of the listing as Canada Post has specific timelines for filing claims. The item “Original 16th Century Antique Ortelius Map of France 1598″ is in sale since Thursday, April 18, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “cranberrypark” and is located in Mississauga, Ontario. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.
  • Year: 1598
  • Date Range: 1500-1599
  • Country/Region: France
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Original Antique 16th C Map Of France 1573 Galliae Regni Potentiss Ortelius

Original Antique 16th C Map Of France 1573 Galliae Regni Potentiss Ortelius

Original Antique 16th C Map Of France 1573 Galliae Regni Potentiss Ortelius

Original Antique 16th C Map Of France 1573 Galliae Regni Potentiss Ortelius

Original Antique 16th C Map Of France 1573 Galliae Regni Potentiss Ortelius

Original Antique 16th C Map Of France 1573 Galliae Regni Potentiss Ortelius

Original Antique 16th C Map Of France 1573 Galliae Regni Potentiss Ortelius

Original Antique 16th C Map Of France 1573 Galliae Regni Potentiss Ortelius

Original Antique 16th C Map Of France 1573 Galliae Regni Potentiss Ortelius

Original Antique 16th C Map Of France 1573 Galliae Regni Potentiss Ortelius

Original Antique 16th C Map Of France 1573 Galliae Regni Potentiss Ortelius

Original Antique 16th C Map Of France 1573 Galliae Regni Potentiss Ortelius

Antiques, Fine Art & Collectibles. Original Antique 16th C Map Of France 1573 Galliae Regni Potentiss Ortelius. DESCRIPTION Antique original 16th C map of France from the book Theatrum Orbis Terrarum. Printed by Francis Hogenberg in 1573 at Antwerp the maps are tipped onto stubs at the centerfold. This map is of Galliae at that time with France being only a small part of the modern day France. The legend of this map names the author whose map Ortelius adapted, in this case Ioanne Ioliveto (Jean Jolivet). This richly engraved map is filled with topographical features and numerous cities. The large strapwork cartouche contains text, and a coat of arms is displayed in the stipple engraved sea. Dutch text on verso. Part of a larger atlas book which was disbound and incomplete when found. This version contained 70 individual maps with 102 contributing cartographers to its catalogue auctorum. In the preface Ortelius credits Franciscus Hogenberg with engraving nearly all the maps. The 1573 Additamentum to the atlas is notable for containing Humphrey Llwyd’s Cambriae Typus, the first map to show Wales on its own. A great addition to your rare antique map collection. MEASUREMENTS Map unfolded measures viewer measures 16″ tall by 20.75″ wide and weighs 2oz. CONDITION In good condition considering age and use. The paper shows signs of age and has some staining and discoloration throughout. There is some tape in the bottom center (please see all pictures as they form part of the condition description). Yesteryear Essentials is a local, independent family run antiques store in Los Angeles, CA. It was established in 2011 by me (Pearse) and my wife (Sinead). Whether you are looking to enhance your home decor or are an avid collector, we try to have something wonderful in stock for everyone. Pearse & Sinead <3 <3. See our other items. The item "Original Antique 16th C Map Of France 1573 Galliae Regni Potentiss Ortelius" is in sale since Tuesday, February 26, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps". The seller is "pearsefee" and is located in Los Angeles, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Type: Physical Map
  • Date Range: 1500-1599
  • Year: 1573
  • Format: Atlas Map
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Country/Region: France
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Original Antique 16th C Map ARTOIS ATREBATUM REGIONIS 1570 Ortelius France

Original Antique 16th C Map ARTOIS ATREBATUM REGIONIS 1570 Ortelius France

Original Antique 16th C Map ARTOIS ATREBATUM REGIONIS 1570 Ortelius France

Original Antique 16th C Map ARTOIS ATREBATUM REGIONIS 1570 Ortelius France

Original Antique 16th C Map ARTOIS ATREBATUM REGIONIS 1570 Ortelius France

Original Antique 16th C Map ARTOIS ATREBATUM REGIONIS 1570 Ortelius France

Original Antique 16th C Map ARTOIS ATREBATUM REGIONIS 1570 Ortelius France

Original Antique 16th C Map ARTOIS ATREBATUM REGIONIS 1570 Ortelius France

Original Antique 16th C Map ARTOIS ATREBATUM REGIONIS 1570 Ortelius France

RARE, EARLY AND ORIGINAL MAP BY ABRAHAM ORTELIUS. About 16 3/4″ x 21″. Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, published in 1570. Titled Artois / ATREBATUM REGIONIS / VERA DESCRIPTIO. / Johanne Surhonio Montensi / Auc Fore. “(Cartouche incorrectly reads “Johanne Surhonio, ” corrected to “Jacques in later editions). Shows the regions of Cambresis, Vimeux, Ponthieu, Boullenois, etc. Strapwork cartouches upper right and lower right with a scale on the lower one. 527 1598 was a Brabantian cartographer and geographer. Conventionally recognized as the creator of the first modern atlas. The Theatrum Orbis Terrarum. Theatre of the World. Ortelius is often considered one of the founders of the Netherlandish school of cartography. And one of the most notable figures of the school in its golden age (approximately 1570s1670s). The publication of his atlas. In 1570 is often considered as the official beginning of the Golden Age of Netherlandish cartography. He is also believed to be the first person to imagine that the continents were joined together before drifting. To their present positions. Not framed or matted. Hand applied pigments slightly faded in places. Slightly toned with negligible foxing. Cartouche and other colors vibrant. Minor roughage around the edges, nothing penetrating into the map (all visible in the images). A FINE AND VERY RARE SIXTEENTH CENTURY MAP. The item “Original Antique 16th C Map ARTOIS ATREBATUM REGIONIS 1570 Ortelius France” is in sale since Wednesday, April 3, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “allenpeach” and is located in Tenants Harbor, Maine. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Topic: Antiques
  • Cartographer/Publisher: Abraham Ortelius
  • Printing Technique: Copper Plate
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Format: Sheet Map
  • Type: Physical Map
  • Year: 1579
  • Date Range: 1500-1599
  • Country/Region: Artois
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Original Antique 16th C Map PICARDIAE BELGIC 1579 Abraham Ortelius France

Original Antique 16th C Map PICARDIAE BELGIC 1579 Abraham Ortelius France

Original Antique 16th C Map PICARDIAE BELGIC 1579 Abraham Ortelius France

Original Antique 16th C Map PICARDIAE BELGIC 1579 Abraham Ortelius France

Original Antique 16th C Map PICARDIAE BELGIC 1579 Abraham Ortelius France

Original Antique 16th C Map PICARDIAE BELGIC 1579 Abraham Ortelius France

Original Antique 16th C Map PICARDIAE BELGIC 1579 Abraham Ortelius France

Original Antique 16th C Map PICARDIAE BELGIC 1579 Abraham Ortelius France

Original Antique 16th C Map PICARDIAE BELGIC 1579 Abraham Ortelius France

RARE, EARLY AND ORIGINAL MAP BY ABRAHAM ORTELIUS. About 16 1/2″ x 21″. Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, published in 1579. Titled PICARDIAE / Belgic regio / nis descriptio. “(Cartouche incorrectly reads “Joanne Surhonio, corrected in later editions). Shows the regions of Picardy, Santerre, Vermandois, etc. Dated lower left 1579. 527 1598 was a Brabantian cartographer and geographer. Conventionally recognized as the creator of the first modern atlas. The Theatrum Orbis Terrarum. Theatre of the World. Ortelius is often considered one of the founders of the Netherlandish school of cartography. And one of the most notable figures of the school in its golden age (approximately 1570s1670s). The publication of his atlas. In 1570 is often considered as the official beginning of the Golden Age of Netherlandish cartography. He is also believed to be the first person to imagine that the continents were joined together before drifting. To their present positions. Not framed or matted. Hand applied pigments slightly faded in places. Slightly toned with negligible foxing. Cartouche and other colors vibrant. Minor roughage around the edges, nothing penetrating into the map (all visible in the images). A FINE AND VERY RARE SIXTEENTH CENTURY MAP. The item “Original Antique 16th C Map PICARDIAE BELGIC 1579 Abraham Ortelius France” is in sale since Wednesday, March 6, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “allenpeach” and is located in Tenants Harbor, Maine. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Topic: Antiques
  • Cartographer/Publisher: Abraham Ortelius
  • Printing Technique: Copper Plate
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Format: Sheet Map
  • Type: Physical Map
  • Year: 1579
  • Date Range: 1500-1599
  • Country/Region: France
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Original Antique 16th C Map Galliae Regni Potentiss 1570 Ortelius France

Original Antique 16th C Map Galliae Regni Potentiss 1570 Ortelius France

Original Antique 16th C Map Galliae Regni Potentiss 1570 Ortelius France

Original Antique 16th C Map Galliae Regni Potentiss 1570 Ortelius France

Original Antique 16th C Map Galliae Regni Potentiss 1570 Ortelius France

Original Antique 16th C Map Galliae Regni Potentiss 1570 Ortelius France

Original Antique 16th C Map Galliae Regni Potentiss 1570 Ortelius France

Original Antique 16th C Map Galliae Regni Potentiss 1570 Ortelius France

Original Antique 16th C Map Galliae Regni Potentiss 1570 Ortelius France

RARE, EARLY AND ORIGINAL MAP BY ABRAHAM ORTELIUS. About 16 3/4″ x 21″. Theatrum Orbis Terrarum , first published in 1570. Titled “GALLIAE REGNI POTENTISS NOVA DESCRIPTIO, JOANNE IOLIVETO AUCTORE, ” (“A New Description of the Powerful Kingdom of France per the Accurate work of Jean Jolivet”). Hand colored copper plate engraving on rag (laid) paper. Densely filled with topographical features and numerous cities. Bar scale in French miles, with dividers. The borders are graduated for latitude and longitude. Coat of arms displayed in the Oceanus Occidentalis. The title runs across the top of the map and a there is a text panel within a strapwork cartouche, celebrating the wealth, military courage and education of the French. Manuscript verso in Latin. 527 1598 was a Brabantian cartographer and geographer. Conventionally recognized as the creator of the first modern atlas. The Theatrum Orbis Terrarum. Theatre of the World. Ortelius is often considered one of the founders of the Netherlandish school of cartography. And one of the most notable figures of the school in its golden age (approximately 1570s1670s). The publication of his atlas. In 1570 is often considered as the official beginning of the Golden Age of Netherlandish cartography. He is also believed to be the first person to imagine that the continents were joined together before drifting. To their present positions. Not framed or matted. Hand applied pigments slightly faded in places. Slightly toned with negligible foxing. Cartouche and other colors vibrant. Minor roughage around the edges. Small 3 in the central crease in the lower margin (all visible in the images). A FINE AND VERY RARE SIXTEENTH CENTURY MAP. The item “Original Antique 16th C Map Galliae Regni Potentiss 1570 Ortelius France” is in sale since Friday, February 15, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “allenpeach” and is located in Tenants Harbor, Maine. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Topic: Antiques
  • Cartographer/Publisher: Abraham Ortelius
  • Printing Technique: Copper Plate
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Format: Sheet Map
  • Type: Physical Map
  • Year: 1570
  • Date Range: 1500-1599
  • Country/Region: France
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Original Antique 16th C Map ARTOIS ATREBATUM REGIONIS 1570 Ortelius France

Original Antique 16th C Map ARTOIS ATREBATUM REGIONIS 1570 Ortelius France

Original Antique 16th C Map ARTOIS ATREBATUM REGIONIS 1570 Ortelius France

Original Antique 16th C Map ARTOIS ATREBATUM REGIONIS 1570 Ortelius France

Original Antique 16th C Map ARTOIS ATREBATUM REGIONIS 1570 Ortelius France

Original Antique 16th C Map ARTOIS ATREBATUM REGIONIS 1570 Ortelius France

Original Antique 16th C Map ARTOIS ATREBATUM REGIONIS 1570 Ortelius France

Original Antique 16th C Map ARTOIS ATREBATUM REGIONIS 1570 Ortelius France

Original Antique 16th C Map ARTOIS ATREBATUM REGIONIS 1570 Ortelius France

RARE, EARLY AND ORIGINAL MAP BY ABRAHAM ORTELIUS. About 16 3/4″ x 21″. Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, published in 1570. Titled Artois / ATREBATUM REGIONIS / VERA DESCRIPTIO. / Johanne Surhonio Montensi / Auc Fore. “(Cartouche incorrectly reads “Johanne Surhonio, ” corrected to “Jacques in later editions). Shows the regions of Cambresis, Vimeux, Ponthieu, Boullenois, etc. Strapwork cartouches upper right and lower right with a scale on the lower one. 527 1598 was a Brabantian cartographer and geographer. Conventionally recognized as the creator of the first modern atlas. The Theatrum Orbis Terrarum. Theatre of the World. Ortelius is often considered one of the founders of the Netherlandish school of cartography. And one of the most notable figures of the school in its golden age (approximately 1570s1670s). The publication of his atlas. In 1570 is often considered as the official beginning of the Golden Age of Netherlandish cartography. He is also believed to be the first person to imagine that the continents were joined together before drifting. To their present positions. Not framed or matted. Hand applied pigments slightly faded in places. Slightly toned with negligible foxing. Cartouche and other colors vibrant. Minor roughage around the edges, nothing penetrating into the map (all visible in the images). A FINE AND VERY RARE SIXTEENTH CENTURY MAP. The item “Original Antique 16th C Map ARTOIS ATREBATUM REGIONIS 1570 Ortelius France” is in sale since Friday, February 1, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “allenpeach” and is located in Tenants Harbor, Maine. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Topic: Antiques
  • Cartographer/Publisher: Abraham Ortelius
  • Printing Technique: Copper Plate
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Format: Sheet Map
  • Type: Physical Map
  • Year: 1579
  • Date Range: 1500-1599
  • Country/Region: Artois
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Original Antique 16th C Map PICARDIAE BELGIC 1579 Abraham Ortelius France

Original Antique 16th C Map PICARDIAE BELGIC 1579 Abraham Ortelius France

Original Antique 16th C Map PICARDIAE BELGIC 1579 Abraham Ortelius France

Original Antique 16th C Map PICARDIAE BELGIC 1579 Abraham Ortelius France

Original Antique 16th C Map PICARDIAE BELGIC 1579 Abraham Ortelius France

Original Antique 16th C Map PICARDIAE BELGIC 1579 Abraham Ortelius France

Original Antique 16th C Map PICARDIAE BELGIC 1579 Abraham Ortelius France

Original Antique 16th C Map PICARDIAE BELGIC 1579 Abraham Ortelius France

Original Antique 16th C Map PICARDIAE BELGIC 1579 Abraham Ortelius France

RARE, EARLY AND ORIGINAL MAP BY ABRAHAM ORTELIUS. About 16 1/2″ x 21″. Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, published in 1579. Titled PICARDIAE / Belgic regio / nis descriptio. “(Cartouche incorrectly reads “Joanne Surhonio, corrected in later editions). Shows the regions of Picardy, Santerre, Vermandois, etc. Dated lower left 1579. 527 1598 was a Brabantian cartographer and geographer. Conventionally recognized as the creator of the first modern atlas. The Theatrum Orbis Terrarum. Theatre of the World. Ortelius is often considered one of the founders of the Netherlandish school of cartography. And one of the most notable figures of the school in its golden age (approximately 1570s1670s). The publication of his atlas. In 1570 is often considered as the official beginning of the Golden Age of Netherlandish cartography. He is also believed to be the first person to imagine that the continents were joined together before drifting. To their present positions. Not framed or matted. Hand applied pigments slightly faded in places. Slightly toned with negligible foxing. Cartouche and other colors vibrant. Minor roughage around the edges, nothing penetrating into the map (all visible in the images). A FINE AND VERY RARE SIXTEENTH CENTURY MAP. The item “Original Antique 16th C Map PICARDIAE BELGIC 1579 Abraham Ortelius France” is in sale since Monday, February 4, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “allenpeach” and is located in Tenants Harbor, Maine. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Topic: Antiques
  • Cartographer/Publisher: Abraham Ortelius
  • Printing Technique: Copper Plate
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Format: Sheet Map
  • Type: Physical Map
  • Year: 1579
  • Date Range: 1500-1599
  • Country/Region: France
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Original Antique 16th C Map ARTOIS ATREBATUM REGIONIS 1570 Ortelius France

Original Antique 16th C Map ARTOIS ATREBATUM REGIONIS 1570 Ortelius France

Original Antique 16th C Map ARTOIS ATREBATUM REGIONIS 1570 Ortelius France

Original Antique 16th C Map ARTOIS ATREBATUM REGIONIS 1570 Ortelius France

Original Antique 16th C Map ARTOIS ATREBATUM REGIONIS 1570 Ortelius France

Original Antique 16th C Map ARTOIS ATREBATUM REGIONIS 1570 Ortelius France

Original Antique 16th C Map ARTOIS ATREBATUM REGIONIS 1570 Ortelius France

Original Antique 16th C Map ARTOIS ATREBATUM REGIONIS 1570 Ortelius France

Original Antique 16th C Map ARTOIS ATREBATUM REGIONIS 1570 Ortelius France

RARE, EARLY AND ORIGINAL MAP BY ABRAHAM ORTELIUS. About 16 3/4″ x 21″. Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, published in 1570. Titled Artois / ATREBATUM REGIONIS / VERA DESCRIPTIO. / Johanne Surhonio Montensi / Auc Fore. “(Cartouche incorrectly reads “Johanne Surhonio, ” corrected to “Jacques in later editions). Shows the regions of Cambresis, Vimeux, Ponthieu, Boullenois, etc. Strapwork cartouches upper right and lower right with a scale on the lower one. 527 1598 was a Brabantian cartographer and geographer. Conventionally recognized as the creator of the first modern atlas. The Theatrum Orbis Terrarum. Theatre of the World. Ortelius is often considered one of the founders of the Netherlandish school of cartography. And one of the most notable figures of the school in its golden age (approximately 1570s1670s). The publication of his atlas. In 1570 is often considered as the official beginning of the Golden Age of Netherlandish cartography. He is also believed to be the first person to imagine that the continents were joined together before drifting. To their present positions. Not framed or matted. Hand applied pigments slightly faded in places. Slightly toned with negligible foxing. Cartouche and other colors vibrant. Minor roughage around the edges, nothing penetrating into the map (all visible in the images). A FINE AND VERY RARE SIXTEENTH CENTURY MAP. The item “Original Antique 16th C Map ARTOIS ATREBATUM REGIONIS 1570 Ortelius France” is in sale since Wednesday, January 2, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “allenpeach” and is located in Tenants Harbor, Maine. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Topic: Antiques
  • Cartographer/Publisher: Abraham Ortelius
  • Printing Technique: Copper Plate
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Format: Sheet Map
  • Type: Physical Map
  • Year: 1579
  • Date Range: 1500-1599
  • Country/Region: Artois
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Original Antique 16th C Map Galliae Regni Potentiss 1570 Ortelius France

Original Antique 16th C Map Galliae Regni Potentiss 1570 Ortelius France

Original Antique 16th C Map Galliae Regni Potentiss 1570 Ortelius France

Original Antique 16th C Map Galliae Regni Potentiss 1570 Ortelius France

Original Antique 16th C Map Galliae Regni Potentiss 1570 Ortelius France

Original Antique 16th C Map Galliae Regni Potentiss 1570 Ortelius France

Original Antique 16th C Map Galliae Regni Potentiss 1570 Ortelius France

Original Antique 16th C Map Galliae Regni Potentiss 1570 Ortelius France

Original Antique 16th C Map Galliae Regni Potentiss 1570 Ortelius France

RARE, EARLY AND ORIGINAL MAP BY ABRAHAM ORTELIUS. About 16 3/4″ x 21″. Theatrum Orbis Terrarum , first published in 1570. Titled “GALLIAE REGNI POTENTISS NOVA DESCRIPTIO, JOANNE IOLIVETO AUCTORE, ” (“A New Description of the Powerful Kingdom of France per the Accurate work of Jean Jolivet”). Hand colored copper plate engraving on rag (laid) paper. Densely filled with topographical features and numerous cities. Bar scale in French miles, with dividers. The borders are graduated for latitude and longitude. Coat of arms displayed in the Oceanus Occidentalis. The title runs across the top of the map and a there is a text panel within a strapwork cartouche, celebrating the wealth, military courage and education of the French. Manuscript verso in Latin. 527 1598 was a Brabantian cartographer and geographer. Conventionally recognized as the creator of the first modern atlas. The Theatrum Orbis Terrarum. Theatre of the World. Ortelius is often considered one of the founders of the Netherlandish school of cartography. And one of the most notable figures of the school in its golden age (approximately 1570s1670s). The publication of his atlas. In 1570 is often considered as the official beginning of the Golden Age of Netherlandish cartography. He is also believed to be the first person to imagine that the continents were joined together before drifting. To their present positions. Not framed or matted. Hand applied pigments slightly faded in places. Slightly toned with negligible foxing. Cartouche and other colors vibrant. Minor roughage around the edges. Small 3 in the central crease in the lower margin (all visible in the images). A FINE AND VERY RARE SIXTEENTH CENTURY MAP. The item “Original Antique 16th C Map Galliae Regni Potentiss 1570 Ortelius France” is in sale since Wednesday, January 16, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “allenpeach” and is located in Tenants Harbor, Maine. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Topic: Antiques
  • Cartographer/Publisher: Abraham Ortelius
  • Printing Technique: Copper Plate
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Format: Sheet Map
  • Type: Physical Map
  • Year: 1570
  • Date Range: 1500-1599
  • Country/Region: France
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Original Antique 16th C Map PICARDIAE BELGIC 1579 Abraham Ortelius France

Original Antique 16th C Map PICARDIAE BELGIC 1579 Abraham Ortelius France

Original Antique 16th C Map PICARDIAE BELGIC 1579 Abraham Ortelius France

Original Antique 16th C Map PICARDIAE BELGIC 1579 Abraham Ortelius France

Original Antique 16th C Map PICARDIAE BELGIC 1579 Abraham Ortelius France

Original Antique 16th C Map PICARDIAE BELGIC 1579 Abraham Ortelius France

Original Antique 16th C Map PICARDIAE BELGIC 1579 Abraham Ortelius France

Original Antique 16th C Map PICARDIAE BELGIC 1579 Abraham Ortelius France

Original Antique 16th C Map PICARDIAE BELGIC 1579 Abraham Ortelius France

RARE, EARLY AND ORIGINAL MAP BY ABRAHAM ORTELIUS. About 16 1/2″ x 21″. Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, published in 1579. Titled PICARDIAE / Belgic regio / nis descriptio. “(Cartouche incorrectly reads “Joanne Surhonio, corrected in later editions). Shows the regions of Picardy, Santerre, Vermandois, etc. Dated lower left 1579. 527 1598 was a Brabantian cartographer and geographer. Conventionally recognized as the creator of the first modern atlas. The Theatrum Orbis Terrarum. Theatre of the World. Ortelius is often considered one of the founders of the Netherlandish school of cartography. And one of the most notable figures of the school in its golden age (approximately 1570s1670s). The publication of his atlas. In 1570 is often considered as the official beginning of the Golden Age of Netherlandish cartography. He is also believed to be the first person to imagine that the continents were joined together before drifting. To their present positions. Not framed or matted. Hand applied pigments slightly faded in places. Slightly toned with negligible foxing. Cartouche and other colors vibrant. Minor roughage around the edges, nothing penetrating into the map (all visible in the images). A FINE AND VERY RARE SIXTEENTH CENTURY MAP. The item “Original Antique 16th C Map PICARDIAE BELGIC 1579 Abraham Ortelius France” is in sale since Friday, January 4, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “allenpeach” and is located in Tenants Harbor, Maine. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Topic: Antiques
  • Cartographer/Publisher: Abraham Ortelius
  • Printing Technique: Copper Plate
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Format: Sheet Map
  • Type: Physical Map
  • Year: 1579
  • Date Range: 1500-1599
  • Country/Region: France
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