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Tartaria : A. Ortelius / P. Galle

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This beautifully engraved, colourful map of Tartary, with Japan and Northwest America appeared in "Epitome Theatri Orteliani". Antwerp, Philip Galle, 1589, 1595. In the top right hand corner is a small box, with the Latin text: "Tartariae sive magni chami regni typus". The font used on this map is decorative and ornate.
mapmakers: A. Ortelius   P. Galle  
place and date of publication: Amsterdam 1577 - 1589
medium and colour: copperplate, Coloured
size in mm: 100 by 120mm (4 by 4.75 inches).
ref: 40995

Price: £ 220

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