West Friesland and Groningen (North Netherlands) – Frisia Occidentalis

by Abraham Ortelius

Detail

Date of first edition: 1579

Date of this map:  1595

Dimensions (without margins): 49,3 x 36,6 cm

Dimensions (including margins): 54 x 43 cm

Condition:  Excellent engraving on strong paper. Sharp colours.

Condition rating: A+

Verso: text in Latin with coloured initial “F”

Map reference:  van der Krogt 3, 3900:31.2; Van den Broecke, 81.2; de Rijke (Friesland), #10.2

From:  Theatrum Orbis Terrarum

 

 

 

 

Item number:
31005
Region:
Europe
Benelux
Netherlands country
Categories:
Recent Additions
Price (without VAT): 500,00 (FYI +/- $585,00 / £455,00)
We charge the following expedition costs in euro: 
– Benelux: 20 euro
– Rest of Europe: 30 euro
– Rest of the World: 50 euro

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West Friesland by Ortelius

This map of West Frisia is based on the manuscript map by Sibrandus Leo. It features excellent detail of the region’s network of waterways. A strapwork cartouche featuring a satyr, a peacock and fruit holds an inset of ancient Friesland from Augustus time. The title appears in a banner cartouche at top.

This sis the second state with “D. Ioachimus Hopperus describebat” added to the inset.

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