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Septentrionalium Regionum Descrip.
Selling price: $1800
Ortelius' map shows also the influence of the work of earlier authorities: Mercator's 1569 world map, the infamous 1558 Zeno map of the north, Olaus Magnus' map of the Northern regions and the Carta Marina of 1539.
There is a good outline of the Scandinavian coast, bordering the Mare congelatum, the frozen waters of the Arctic. Latin text on verso.
Reference: Broecke, Ortelius Atlas maps, 160
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