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The British Isles, by J.B. Vrients. 1612

One of the most decorative maps of the British Isles including a genealogical tree from William the Conqueror to the time of publication and James I. This rare Vrients map appeared only in the Ortelius editions 1606-1612.

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Item Number:  26563
Category:  Antique maps > Europe > British Isles
References: Van der Krogt 3 - 5000:31B.2; Van den Broecke - 17.2; Shirley (BI to 1650) - #290

Old map of the British Isles, by J.B. Vrients.

Date of the first edition: 1606
Date of this map: 1612
XDate on Map: 1605

Copper engraving, printed on paper.
Size (not including margins): 44 x 56.5cm (17.2 x 22 inches)
Verso text: Latin
Condition: Original coloured, new left bottom corner with reinstatement of image (12 x 3.5 cm), close bottom and side margins (2-5mm)
Condition Rating: C
References: Van der Krogt 3, 5000:31B.2; Van den Broecke, 17.2; Shirley (BI to 1650), #290.

From: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum Abrahami Ortelii Antverp. Antwerpen, Plantin Press (J. & B. Moretus), 1612. (Van der Krogt 3, 1:055)

One of the most decorative maps of the British Isles including a genealogical tree from William the Conqueror to the time of publication and James I. This rare Vrients map appeared only in the Ortelius editions 1606-1612.

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