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[16th century] Ortelius, A.: Septentrionalium Regionum Descrip. (1575)

2.500,00

    Description

    Abraham Ortelius (1527-1598)

     

    Septentrionalium Regionum Descrip.

     

    16th century copper engraving of Scandinavia. Hand-coloured.

     

    Important map of the Scandinavia and the Arctic regions by cartographer Abraham Ortelius. Several non-existent islands, sea monsters, mythological animals and naval ships charted on the map.
    This Latin edition of the map is from 1570s, with Narva misspelled as Narna and Livoniae without dot on the second i.

     

    Good overall condition with deep old colour. Several small wormholes.

    Additional information
    YEAR OF PUBLICATION:
    ca. 1575
    PLACE OF PUBLICATION:
    Antwerp
    Condition:
    Wormholes
    Dimensions:
    36,5 x 49,5 cm
    Technique:
    Copper engraving
    Other:
    Latin edition