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Abraham Ortelius:  Frisia Occidentalis

Maps of the Netherlands

Title: Frisia Occidentalis

Map Maker: Abraham Ortelius

Place / Date: Antwerp / 1587

Coloring: Hand Colored

Size: 19.5 x 14 inches

Condition: VG+

Price: SOLD

Inventory ID: 19179


Fine example of Ortelius' map West Friesland, from the 1587 French edition of his Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, the first modern atlas of the world.

Includes a fascinating inset with a peacock and mythcial figure holding aloft a map of Ancient Friesland.

References: Van Den Broeck 81.

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