Africae propriae Tabula.. - ORTELIUS,A.
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Title : Africae propriae Tabula...
Map maker : ORTELIUS,A..
Date : Antwerp 1595.
Size : 13.2 x 19.1 inches. / 33.5 x 48.5 cm.
Colouring : Uncoloured.
Description :The most beautiful early map of the northern coast of Africa available to the collector. Prepared by Ortelius himself on the basis of modern information from Gastaldi's Africa map and ancient knowledge from Diodorus Siculus, Plinius, Virgilius, Appianus, Halicarnasseus, Athenaeus and Herodotos.
This map belongs to a serie of historical maps known as the Parergon Theatri which appeared from 1579 onwards, sometimes as a separate publication and sometimes incorporated in the Theatrum.
Broecke, Ortelius Atlas maps, 218.
Condition : A very good and dark impression.
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