"Scotiae Tabula", Ortelius, Abraham
Period: 1598 (published)
Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum
Color: Hand Color
18.8 x 14 inches
47.8 x 35.6 cm
Based on Gerard Mercator's eight-sheet wall map of the British Isles from 1564, this folio-sized map of Scotland features numerous place names throughout. Adorned with an elaborate strapwork title cartouche and a small scale of miles cartouche. Dutch text on verso.
References: Van den Broecke #18.2; Moir, p. 24-26, & 164.
Watermarked paper with some professionally repaired chips and short tears in blank margins. A small tear in <i>Lacus Lomond</i> has also been professionally repaired.