Scotland – Scotiae Tabula
Superb standard setting map of Scotland by Ortelius
Date of first edition: 1573
Date of this map: 1598
Dimensions (not including margins): 47 x 58,8 cm
Dimensions (including margins): 35,8 x 47,8 cm
Condition: Excellent. Sharp engraving on strong paper. Centre fold as published. Attractive discrete hand coloring. Wide margins. An old manuscript page number (11) was added in the bottom blank margin.
Condition rating: A+
Verso: text in French
Map reference: Van der Krogt IIIB, 5800:31 van den Broecke 18
From: Théatre de l’Univers (Theatrum Orbis Terrarum), Van der Krogt IIIB, 31:351 verso mention ’11’. Mention last line: ‘soubs les Roys de Danemarc…’. Printed at Plantin Press, Antwerp.
Van den Broecke remarks:
This map is essentially an enlarged part of the British Isles map, (vdB 16). Next to the Orcades insulaethe isles of Orkney have been added. Cardenbrog has been changed to Carndeburg and Northeast of the Hebrides the isle of Roma has been added.
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