LORRAINE. : LOTHARINGIAE NOVA DESCRIPTIO.

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Abraham Ortelius


Lorraine. : Lotharingiae Nova Descriptio.

Copper plate engraving, c.1592.
13 5/16 x 19 5/8" (338 x 498 mm) plus margins.
Good condition. Black & white.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 27012
Price: $325.00
Publisher : Published by Abraham Ortelius, Antwerp.
Ortelius is the best known for producing the atlas from which this map comes from, "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, or ÔÇťAtlas of the Whole World". The atlas was immensely popular and was produced for over forty years. This particular impression is from a 1592 Latin text edition. This map of Lorraine is based on maps found in Mercator's "Galliae tabulae Geographicae." On the back of the map is a description in Latin of the region. Maps

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