1573 Ortelius - Angliae Regni Florentissimi Nova Descriptio, Auctore Humfredo Lhuyd Denbygiense

Ortelius England and Wales with elaborate cartouche

Title:

Angliae Regni Florentissimi Nova Descriptio, Auctore Humfredo Lhuyd Denbygiense

Map maker:

Abraham Ortelius

Place and Year:

Antwerp, 1573 or later

Dimensions:

38 x 47 cm (15 x 18.5 in)

Technique:

Copperplate engraving

Coloring:

Hand colored

Condition Rating:

VG+

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DETAILS

The first publication, by Abraham Ortelius, of the Welsh historian and topographer Humphrey Lluyd's important map of England and Wales, improving on the Mercator-Ortelius outline, and with notable decorative features.

The map appeared in the first supplement to Ortelius's atlas in 1573, and in subsequent editions of the atlas perhaps as late as 1612. It is not known the exact date of issue of the present map.

CONDITION NOTES

Verso repair at lower central crease, mild soiling, very good, attractive.

IDENTIFIER

NL-00011

REFERENCES

Karrow 50/3.1; Shirley 98 et seq., Plate 25. Van den Broecke 19.

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