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The 17 Provinces, by Giovanni Magini. 1594


Belgium seu Germania Inferior.

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Category:  Antique maps > Europe > The Low Countries

Old antique map of the 17 Provinces, by Giovanni Magini.

Title: Belgium seu Germania Inferior.

Oriented to the northwest.

Engraver: Gironimus Porro.

Date of the first edition: 1594.
Date of this map: 1594.

Copper engraving, printed on paper.
Map size: 130 x 175mm (5.12 x 6.89 inches).
Sheet size: 155 x 220mm (6.1 x 8.66 inches).
Verso: Latin text.
Condition: Hand coloured, excellent.
Condition Rating: A+.

From: Geographicae Universae tum veteris novae . . . Auctore Jo. Ant. Magino Patavino. Venetia: Apud haeredes Simonis di Karera, 1594.  First Magini-edition of the Geografia of Ptolemaeus.

References: Meurer (Cologne) - Mag 35; Van der Heijden (Netherlands) - #43 First state