ARTOIS. : ARTESIA.

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Abraham Ortelius


Artois. : Artesia.

Copper plate engraving, c.1592.
14 5/8 x 18 15/16" (372 x 481 mm) plus margins.
Good condition save for some slight splitting in the lower centerfold.. Black & white.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 27006
Price: $300.00
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 Artois is based on the cartography of Jacques Surhon. On the back of the map is a description in Latin of the region. Maps

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