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Publisher: JANSSONIUS, Jan.
Title: Europam, sive Celticam Veterem.
Published in: Amsterdam, ca 1650
   
Size: 14.0 x 18.5 inches.
35.5 x 47.0 cm.
Colouring:

In attractive strong original colours.
Condition: Margins are browned, old repair to lengthy lower centrefold split (11 cm). Wide margins, and a good impression.
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A map of the Celtic Empire by A. Ortelius, and reissued by Jansson in the middle of the seventeenth century. Ortelius' map first appeared in 1595.
The map shows the continent of Europe with reference to the various Celtic peoples who inhabited the continent before the advent of the Roman Empire. The vast Hycynian Forest is seen stretching from Germany across and up into Russia.
To the north of the forest was the Baltic, Scandinavia and Western Russia, while to the south were Belgium, France, southern Europe, Spain and Portugal.
Many place names are highlighted in red, as is the Atlantic ocean. Two lovely cartouches attend the map, one with two mileage scales, surrounded by cherubs riding dolphins, and the other shown the personification of Europe, crowned, and holding a cornucopia.
Latin text on verso..




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