1579 – A. Ortelius – Europae


Title:                      “Europae”


Rare and unusual map of Europe based on Ortelius’ larger map.

Comes from French language pocket atlas “Le Miroir Du Monde, Reduict Premierement En Rithme… A Anvers, De l’Imprimerie de Christofle Plantin, pour Philippe Galle. M.D.LXXIX.Oblong octavo in contemp…” designed and engraved by Filips Galle, text by Peeter Heyns, published in Antwerp, 1579.

Cartographer:     Abraham Ortelius (1527 – 1598)​
Sheet size:             27.3 x 18.3 cm
Year:                        1579
Technique:           copper engraving

Good condition. Fold as published.

This is an original antique map published in 1579 and NOT a modern copy or reprint


On your request I will provide a Certificate of Authenticity

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