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Old antique map of Brabant by A. Ortelius.

Item number:25573
Category:Antique maps > europe > low countries - belgium
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Brabantiae Descriptio. - A. Ortelius, 1595.


Old, antique map of Brabant by A. Ortelius, oriented to the East.

With an inset map of the vicinity of Mechelen.
Dedicated by A. Ortelius to Lord Hadrianus Marsselarius, an Antwerp patrician.
Privilege of ten years, dated 1591.

Cartographer: Jacob van Deventer

Date of the first edition: 1592
Date of this map: 1595

Copper engraving
Size (not including margins): 37 x 48cm (14.4 x 18.7 inches)
Verso text: Latin
Condition: Original coloured, excellent.
References: Van der Krogt 3, 3100:31B; Van den Broecke, 66 State 1; Karrow, 1/186.

From: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum Antwerp, Plantin Press, 1595. (Van der Krogt 3, 31:051)

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