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From the first systematic "modern" atlas, a boldly engraved map of West Frisia. There is a large inset map of Frisia in the time of the Emperor Augustus.
region: Maps of the Low Countries
mapmaker: A. Ortelius
place and date of publication: Antwerp 1579
medium and colour: copperplate, Uncolouredref: 17196
size in mm: 360 by 485mm (14¼ by 19 inches).
literature: Van Den Broecke, Ortelius Atlas Maps, 81.
Price: £ 400£ 240
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