Nobilis Hannoniae Comitatus Descrip
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From the first systematic "modern" atlas, a detailed map of Belgium around Ath, Mons and Maubeuge. This is apparently the third plate used by Ortelius from the MS map by Jacques Surhon, yet the verso pagination implies a date of 1579.
region: Maps of the Low Countries
mapmaker: A. Ortelius
place and date of publication: Antwerp 1579
medium and colour: copperplate, Uncolouredref: 17201
size in mm: 370 by 490mm (14½ by 19¼ inches).
literature: Van Den Broecke, Ortelius Atlas Maps, 70 & 71.
Price: £ 260
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