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Descriptio Germaniae Inferioris ( Representation of Lower Germany)

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Descriptio Germaniae Inferioris ( Representation of Lower Germany) : A. Ortelius

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From the first systematic "modern" atlas, this general map of the Low Countries is set within an oval frame. The title banner is held up by two putti and the corner decoration includes compass direction indicators. There is cursive Latin script to verso.
mapmaker: A. Ortelius  
place and date of publication: Antwerp 1570-1573
medium and colour: copperplate, coloured
size in mm: 370 by 495mm (14.5 by 19.5 inches).
ref: 42203
literature: Van Den Broecke, Ortelius Atlas Maps, 58.

Price: £ 800

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