PICARDIAE, BELGICAE REGIONIS DESCRIPTIO.

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Abraham Ortelius


Picardiae, Belgicae regionis descriptio.

Copper plate engraving, c.1592.
12 7/8 x 20 1/8" (327 x 511 mm) plus margins.
Good condition. Black & white.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 27008
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 Picardy is based on the cartography of Jean Surhon. On the back of the map is a description of the region. Maps

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