"Septemtrionales Reg.", Ortelius/Galle
Subject: Arctic & Scandinavia
Period: 1602 (published)
Publication: Epitome Theatri Orteliani
Color: Hand Color
4.2 x 3 inches
10.7 x 7.6 cm
Delightful miniature map based on Ortelius' important map of the Arctic regions and the North Atlantic with the mythical islands of Drogeo and Frieslant. Greenland is shown as a large island separated from Nova Semla. Italian text on verso.
References: Burden #124; Ginsberg #41; King (2nd ed.) pp. 64-65.
Lightly toned and professionally remargined at top with old paper.