Bourgogne France 1579 Abraham Ortelius Unusual Large Antique Map 16th Century

Bourgogne France 1579 Abraham Ortelius Unusual Large Antique Map 16th Century

Bourgogne France 1579 Abraham Ortelius Unusual Large Antique Map 16th Century

Bourgogne France 1579 Abraham Ortelius Unusual Large Antique Map 16th Century

Bourgogne France 1579 Abraham Ortelius Unusual Large Antique Map 16th Century

Bourgogne France 1579 Abraham Ortelius Unusual Large Antique Map 16th Century

Bourgogne France 1579 Abraham Ortelius Unusual Large Antique Map 16th Century

Bourgogne France 1579 Abraham Ortelius Unusual Large Antique Map 16th Century

Bourgogne France 1579 Abraham Ortelius Unusual Large Antique Map 16th Century

Bourgogne France 1579 Abraham Ortelius Unusual Large Antique Map 16th Century

Title of the map. “BURGUNDIAE COMITATUS RECENTISS DESCRIPTIO Dno Ferdinando Lannoyo auctore”. Large, unusual and nice antique copper engraved map of the wine region Bourgogne, in France, from. On the map, two nice cartouches, one with the arms of the region. Edition: Antwerp, Christophe Plantin, 1579, First Plantin Edition, 16th century. Verso text: Latin (page number : 23). Size of the map with margins: 59 x 46 cm / 23,2 x 18,1 inches. Condition: very good condition, handed colored, strong paper, real large margins. Cartographical sources: Ferdinand de Lannoy made a map of Burgundy in 1563 for which he obtained a privilege, but which was subsequently suppressed by the Spaniards for political reasons. Ortelius was familiar with this map as early as 1570. Van der Broecke, 51. Karrow 48/2.1; Meurer p 180. He is the greatest and the best geographe and cartographe. Abraham Ortelius began his career as a colorist with Christophe Plantin, a printer in Antwerp. He was a cartographer and an humanist. He became a friend of the house and one of the great authors attached to the Plantin-Moretus printing house, were the majority of the atlases were printed at this period. Antwerp is in the sixteenth century one of the largest cities in Europe and a major cultural and artistic center. The printing press is flourishing and the Officinia Plantinia or the Compas d’Or, the publishing house founded by Christophe Plantin, is one of the most important and sells books throughout Europe. With 16 presses and 80 employees, it offers an impressive catalogu. Of various books and maps. Above all, Ortelius forged a reputation as the inventor of the modern atlas: in 1570, he was the first to collect a series of maps of identical format and style, the Theatrum Orbis Terrarum. He achieved this thanks to his vast knowledge and his numerous contacts with scholars throughout Europe, a few years before his contemporaries Gerard de Jode and Gerard Mercator also published an atlas. 1570, the Theatrum Orbis Terrarum of Ortelius is the first atlas printed in the modern sense of the word; it is published in Latin in Antwerp. The book includes 53 maps, works by different authors, classified from general to particular. On the verso of each map, a text exposes the knwoledge of the represented region. The success was immediate and translations from latin to French, German or Dutch were quickly published. When it was published in 1570, this work was the first to compile all known world maps in the same format. It is a huge success despite its high price it is reputed to be the most expensive book of its. It will know 42 editions in 7 languages until its last posthumous publications in 1612. WE DON’T SELL LASER AND COPIES MAPS, ALL WE SELL IS ORIGINAL AND ANTIQUE. Due to the age an type of paper, some imperfections are to be expected. Please examine the images provided carefully, and if you have any questions please ask and we will be happy to help you. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “efi6″ and is located in this country: FR.
  • Cartographer/Publisher: Abraham Ortelius
  • Printing Technique: Copper Plate
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Topic: Antiques
  • Year: 1579
  • Date Range: 1500-1599
  • Country/Region: France
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Bourgogne Burgundy France Large Wine Map 1640 Willem Blaeu Rare 17th Century

Bourgogne Burgundy France Large Wine Map 1640 Willem Blaeu Rare 17th Century

Bourgogne Burgundy France Large Wine Map 1640 Willem Blaeu Rare 17th Century

Bourgogne Burgundy France Large Wine Map 1640 Willem Blaeu Rare 17th Century

Bourgogne Burgundy France Large Wine Map 1640 Willem Blaeu Rare 17th Century

Bourgogne Burgundy France Large Wine Map 1640 Willem Blaeu Rare 17th Century

Bourgogne Burgundy France Large Wine Map 1640 Willem Blaeu Rare 17th Century

Title of the map. “UTRIUSQUE BURGUNDIAE tum Ducatus Comitatus, DESCRIPTIO”. Large and unusual antique copper engraved map of Bourgogne with Chalon, Verdun, Dole… With a nice cartouche and large coasts of arms. Size with margins : 60 x 49 cm / 23,2 x 18,8 inches. Edition : Amsterdam, 1640, XVIIe Century, French edition. Condition : good condition, old colors, large margins. We send maps by DHL Express. WE DON’T SELL LASER AND COPIES MAPS, ALL WE SELL IS ORIGINAL AND ANTIQUE. Due to the age an type of paper, some imperfections are to be expected. Please examine the images provided carefully, and if you have any questions please ask and we will be happy to help you. The item “BOURGOGNE BURGUNDY FRANCE LARGE WINE MAP 1640 WILLEM BLAEU RARE 17TH CENTURY” is in sale since Tuesday, December 15, 2020. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “efi6″ and is located in Paris. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Cartographer/Publisher: Willem Blaeu
  • Printing Technique: Copper Plate
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Year: 1640
  • Date Range: 1600-1699
  • Country/Region: France
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