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The 17 Provinces, by Giovanni Magini.

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Belgium seu Germania Inferior., 1597.

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Item Number:  26547
Category:  Antique maps > Europe > The Low Countries
References: Meurer (Cologne) - Mag 35, Van der Heijden (Netherlands) - #43 First state

Old map of the 17 Provinces, by Giovanni Magini.

Oriented to the northwest.

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

Copper engraving, printed on paper.
Size (not including margins): 13 x 17cm (5.1 x 6.6 inches)
Verso text: Latin
Condition: Excellent.
Condition Rating: A+
References: Meurer (Cologne), Mag 61.

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.