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Abraham Ortelius: Islandia

Map: SCAN2421
 
Cartographer: Abraham Ortelius
Title: Islandia
Date: 1598
Published: Antwerp
Width: 20 inches / 51 cm
Height: 14 inches / 36 cm
Map ref: SCAN2421
Description:
Stunning example of Ortelius's landmark map of Iceland, featuring fabulous mythical sea monsters. Described as one of the first accurate maps of Iceland. Dutch text on verso. Superb original colour. [Ort 161., van den Broecke 2nd Edition]. [SCAN2421]