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A 16th century map of Morocco

ORTELIUS, Abraham.

Fessae, et Marocchi Regna Africae Celebrr. desctibat Abrah. Ortelius 1595.
Antwerp: Plantin, 1598. Original colour. 390 x 510mm.

Nicks in margins.

A map of Morocco drawn up by Ortelius himself, with a superb strapwork title cartouche. Top left is an inset of the Congo after Filippo Pigafetta (1533-1604), who later translated the text of Ortelius's atlas for an Italian edition.
First published 25 years after the first edition of the Theatrum, this map is comparatively rare.


Stock ID : 22652

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Stock Id :22652

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A 16th century map of Morocco

ORTELIUS, Abraham.

Fessae, et Marocchi Regna Africae Celebrr. desctibat Abrah. Ortelius 1595.
Antwerp: Plantin, 1598. Original colour. 390 x 510mm.

Nicks in margins.

A map of Morocco drawn up by Ortelius himself, with a superb strapwork title cartouche. Top left is an inset of the Congo after Filippo Pigafetta (1533-1604), who later translated the text of Ortelius's atlas for an Italian edition.
First published 25 years after the first edition of the Theatrum, this map is comparatively rare.


Stock ID : 22652

£800

£800

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