“Frisia Orientalis” [(Depiction) of East Frisia (Ostfriesland)] Copper engraving published by Abraham Ortelius in Antwerp 1598. Coloured by a later hand. Verso: French text. Size: 37,7 x 50,2 cm.
Beautiful map of the east Frisian islands and the northwestern tip of Germany. With people in local costumes. Nicely ornamented inset of the Ems estuary. Based on a manuscript map of Jan Bloemaert, better known by his humanist name Johannes Florianus.
Price: Euro 550,-