"Belgii Veteris Typus. Ex Conatibus Geographicis Abrahami Ortelij", Jansson, Jan
Subject: The Netherlands & Belgium
Period: 1644 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
19 x 15 inches
48.3 x 38.1 cm
A fine map of this historic region based on the cartography of Ortelius. The map is decorated with a title cartouche flanked by tribesmen, a distance scale surrounded by cherubs, and three ships sailing in the North Sea, which is further embellished with a fine compass rose and rhumb lines. French text on verso.
Stains at paper edges, well away from map.