Antique Maps, Charts, Plans, Atlases, Globes and Reference Books
in

you are viewing prices in Pounds Sterling

Click to view prices in other currencies


map search

Subscribe to our mailing list

* indicates required

View previous campaigns.

SecurityMetrics for PCI Compliance, QSA, IDS, Penetration Testing, Forensics, and Vulnerability Assessment

 

Send a link to this page to a friend

Sections marked with a * can't be left blank. Read our privacy statement.

*your name
*your e-mail address
*your friend's name
*your friend's e-mail address
 your message
 would you like a copy of your e-mail?

Do you know somebody who might be interested in this map? Click the button if you'd like to e-mail a link to this page.

Angliae, Scotiae, Et Hiberniae, Sive Britannicar: Insularum ...

Angliae, Scotiae, Et Hiberniae, Sive Britannicar: Insularum ... : A.Ortelius

hover the cursor over image to pan/zoom, or click the image to view a larger version

click here to view a large version in a separate window

Abraham Ortelius' finely engraved, detailed and important map of the British Isles, from the "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum ..." generally regarded as the "first modern atlas". Derived from Mercator's wall map of Europe and, unusually, shown with north to the right of the page, the depiction of Scotland and north west England is of remarkable accuracy, whilst that of Wales, south western England and Ireland less so. The map is well detailed and adorned with scrollwork, elegant typography, vignettes and other decorative features. A good example of a famous map from a Latin text edition of the 'first modern atlas'. Minor lower centrefold spilt repaired not affecting print.
mapmaker: A.Ortelius  
place and date of publication: Antwerp 1570-1612
medium and colour: copperplate, Uncoloured
size in mm: 345 x 495
ref: 29327
literature: Shirley, Early Printed Maps Of The British Isles, 86.

Price: £ 1250

 
return to British Isles Maps

You might also like

Anglia Regnum
Anglia Regnum
by C. Saxton / J. Le Clerc
price: £ 1850
Tabu Moder Anglie & Hiber
Tabu Moder Anglie & Hiber
by M.Waldseemuller / L.Fries
price: £ 3200
Great Britain And Ireland With Ye Judges Circuits
Great Britain And Ireland With Ye Judges Circuits
by J.Stockdale
price: £ 380
Caerte Der Noordt Custe ... Robinhodes Bay Tot Cocket Eylandt
Caerte Der Noordt Custe ... Robinhodes Bay Tot Cocket Eylandt
by L. J. Waghenaer / C. Claesz
price: £ 1600
English Maps - A History
English Maps - A History
Delano-Smith, C. & Kain, Roger J. P.
price: £ 15