Regionis Biturigum & Limaniae Topographia Auvergne/Berry ORTELIUS 1584 map
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Regionis Biturigum' & 'Limaniae Topographia'. Auvergne/Berry. ORTELIUS 1584 map

Price: £175.99

TITLE/CONTENT OF MAP: 'Regionis Biturigum Exactiss Descriptio per D. Ioannem Calamaeum. Limaniae Topographia Gabriele Symeoneo Auct. [The region of Berry exactly described by Jean Chameau. The topography around of Lyons by Gabriel Symeon]'

Two maps on one sheet. The left hand map shows the province of Berry, including parts of the departements of Indre, Cher & Nièvre. Bourges is located at the centre of the map, Nevers at the right hand side. Other towns marked include Romorantin, Gien, Le Blanc, Châteauroux, and Châtillon-sur-Indre. The right hand map shows the Allier river valley in the present-day deparetement of Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne. The map covers the section from Randan in the north to Cournon-d'Auvergne in the south. Clermont-Ferrand is prominently marked on the left hand side.

The top image on the right hand side shows the entire map. To view a close up of the map showing the level of printed detail, please click on the bottom image on the right hand side. This map is folding hence the centrefold line may show on the image below

DATE PRINTED: 1584    

IMAGE SIZE: Approx 33.0 x 50.0cm, 13 x 19.75 inches (Large); Please note that this is a folding map.

TYPE: Antique sixteenth century copperplate map. Two maps on one sheet. Uncoloured

CONDITION: Good; suitable for framing. However, please note: Verso text quite apparent; Spot; Minor blemishes. Strong, dark impression. Please check the scan for any blemishes prior to making your purchase. Please contact us if you would like to arrange to view this map. Virtually all antiquarian maps and prints are subject to some normal aging due to use and time which is not obtrusive unless otherwise stated. We offer a no questions asked return policy.

AUTHENTICITY: This is an authentic historic map, published at the date stated above. It is not a modern copy.

VERSO: There is text printed on the reverse side in German Gothic Script

FOLDING: This is a folding map.

ARTIST/CARTOGRAPHER/ENGRAVER: Abraham Ortelius. The left hand map is after Jean Chameau (Joannes Calamaeus). The right hand map is after Gabriel Symeon

PROVENANCE: "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum" by Abraham Ortelius, Antwerp


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