Westphaliae Totius finitimarumque regionum . NW Germany. ORTELIUS 1584 map
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Westphaliae Totius, finitimarumque regionum'. NW Germany. ORTELIUS, 1584 map

Price: £299.00

TITLE/CONTENT OF MAP: 'Westphaliae Totius, Finitimarumque Regionum Accurata Descriptio [Westphalia and the adjacent regions, accurately described]'

The map, which is orientated toward the east, covers northwest Germany including parts of the modern-day states of Bremen Niedersachsen and Nordrhein-Westfalen. Emden is located in the lower left hand corner, Bremen towards the upper left, Cologne is marked in the lower right hand corner, and Petershagen upper centre. The river Ems runs diagonally across the map from its estuary in the lower left hand corner. Parts of the river Rhine runs across the bottom right hand corner (Duisburg, Dusseldorf and Cologne are marked); with the Ruhr and Lippe valleys running vertically upwards, with the cities of Essen, Bochum and Dortmund marked. The map is bounded at the top by the river Weser, running through Bremen, Nienburg and Petershagen

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 36.5 x 51.5cm, 14.5 x 20.25 inches (Large); Please note that this is a folding map.

TYPE: Antique sixteenth century copperplate map, uncoloured

CONDITION: Good; suitable for framing. However, please note: Verso text quite apparent. Strong, detailed impression. Sporadic light foxing. 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, after Christian Sgrooten. Christianus Schrot sonsb descripsit cum privilegio

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



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Westphaliae Totius, finitimarumque regionum'. NW Germany. ORTELIUS, 1584 map
Westphaliae Totius, finitimarumque regionum'. NW Germany. ORTELIUS, 1584 map

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