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

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.

Franciae Orientalis ... / Monasteriensis Et Osnaburgensis

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

Franciae Orientalis ... / Monasteriensis Et Osnaburgensis : A.Ortelius

click here to view a large version in a separate window

From Ortelius' magnificent atlas, the "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum", this is an early and attractive page with two maps of the environs of Bamberg and Munster. The atlas in which this map appeared achieved instant fame as "the world's first regularly produced atlas" (Skelton), being the first atlas with maps prepared to a uniform format. It was also an immediate commercial success, being reprinted four times in 1570. The atlas was frequently reprinted up to 1612, with many of the maps re-engraved and up-dated, and new maps added. The maps themselves are finely engraved, often very decorative and are generally found with text on the reverse. Spanish text to verso of this example.
mapmaker: A.Ortelius  
place and date of publication: Antwerp 1570-1612
medium and colour: Copperplate, Coloured
size in mm: 370 x 510
ref: 35096
literature: Van Den Broecke, Ortelius Atlas Maps, 100.

Price: £ 300£ 180

 
return to Europe Maps

You might also like

Ulma
Ulma
by H. Schedel
price: £ 1400£ 840
Die ... Statt Freisingen Im Baier Land ...
Die ... Statt Freisingen Im Baier Land ...
by S. Munster
price: £ 360£ 216
Erdfurt Die Haoupstadt in Thüringen ... / Fuld In Der Buchen Statt...
Erdfurt Die Haoupstadt in Thüringen ... / Fuld In Der Buchen Statt...
by S. Munster
price: £ 340£ 204
Les Royaumes De Grenade Et D'Andalousie
Les Royaumes De Grenade Et D'Andalousie
by N. De Fer
price: £ 450£ 270