"Zelandicarum Insularum Exactissima et Nova Descriptio, Auctore D. Iacobo A Daventria", Ortelius, Abraham
Period: 1598 (published)
Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum
Color: Black & White
18.5 x 13.4 inches
47 x 34 cm
Fully and beautifully engraved with a large ship under full sail, Neptune with trident riding a sea monster, and large title cartouche. The map extends from Rotterdam and Dordecht in the north to Antwerp in the south, and is based on Jacob van Deventer's map of Zeeland from 1547. This is the third state with French text on verso.
References: Van den Broecke #78.
Watermarked paper with wide, original margins, all edges gilt, and light damp stains throughout image.