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Abraham Ortelius: Flandriae Comitatvs Descriptio

Map: BELUX829
 
Cartographer: Abraham Ortelius
Title: Flandriae Comitatvs Descriptio
Date: 1592
Published: Antwerp
Width: 20 inches / 51 cm
Height: 14 inches / 36 cm
Map ref: BELUX829
Description:
Attractive first edition map of Flanders based upon the work of Gerard Mercator (published in 1540).

The Inset map of ancient Walcheren and environs during the time of Guy I of Dampierre (Guidon Dampetra) who was Count of Flanders from 1251-1305. This area is now part of the Dutch province of Zeeland, home to the city of Middelburg.

[Marcel van den Broecke "Ortelius Atlas Maps, An Illustrated Guide" 2nd Edition: Ort 77]

Full original hand colour. Latin text on verso. [BELUX829]