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The North Atlantic Ocean, by Giovanni Magini. 1597


Scandia, sive Regiones Septentrionales.

€450  ($472.5 / £378)
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Item Number:  26520
Category:  Antique maps > Europe > Northern Europe
References: Ginsberg (Scandinavia) - #38; Burden - #98

Old map of the North Atlantic Ocean, by Giovanni Magini.

Engraved by Girolamo Porro.

Based on Ortelius' Septentrionalium of 1570, after Zeno.

Date of the first edition: 1596
Date of this map: 1597

Copper engraving, printed on paper.
Size (not including margins): 13 x 18cm (5.1 x 7 inches)
Verso text: Latin
Condition: Excellent.
Condition Rating: A+
References: Burden, #98; Ginsberg (Scandinavia), #24.

From: Geographicae Universae tum veteris novae . . . Auctore Io. Ant. Magino. Cologne, P. Keschedt, 1597. - Pirate edition after Magini's original work of 1596.

Ortelius informed Magini in November 1597 about this and the publication was stopped till 1608 when a new edition was issued by Keschedt.