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ORTELIUS,A. - Nobilis Hanoniae Comitatus descrip.

ORTELIUS,A. -  Nobilis Hanoniae Comitatus descrip.
Nobilis Hanoniae Comitatus descrip. - ORTELIUS,A.
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Title : Nobilis Hanoniae Comitatus descrip..
Map maker : ORTELIUS,A..
Date : Antwerp 1584-1612.
Size : 15.4 x 20.2 inches. / 39.1 x 51.3 cm.
Colouring : In fine original colours.

Description :Including part of Belgium and northern part of France. Copper engraving with Spanish text on verso. From the last edition of Ortelius' Atlas in 1612, Spanish text.
Prepared by Jacques Surhon in 1548. His manuscript map was for security reason not published. Only in 1579, when Antwerp was independent for a short time, Ortelius used and published it in his atlas.
Abraham Ortelius [Ortel, Ortell, Oertel, Wortels], (1527-1598) was a cartographer and publisher, who is born and died in Antwerp. Published first modern uniform Atlas, Theatrum Orbis Terrarum (Atlas of the Whole World).
Page number on verso is 46 : V.d.Broecke does not mention a Spanish text edition with this page number, except for the later state (1641) by Galle.
Milestone map of the region.
Very attractive original colours.
Broecke, Ortelius, 71
Condition : Very fine original colours. From a rare Spanish text edition.

ID: 05798

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