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Scandinavia by Olaus Magnus. 1555


Regnorum Aquilonarum descriptio, huius Operis subiectum. [(letter-press title above the map)].

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Item Number:  25940
Category:  Antique maps > Europe > Northern Europe
References: Karrow - 53/1.3; Ginsberg (Scandinavia) - #22

Old map of Scandinavia by Olaus Magnus.

Date of the first edition: 1554
Date of this map: 1555

Woodcut, printed on paper.
Size (not including margins): 26 x 17cm (10.1 x 6.5 inches)
Verso text: Latin
Condition: Excellent.
Condition Rating: A+
References: Karrow, 53/1.3; Ginsberg (Scandinavia), #22.

From: Historia de Gentibus Septentrionalibus, ... Rome, 1555.

Based on the large and famous Scandinavia map called "CARTA MARINA", published by Olaus Magnus in 1539.