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Decorative map of Wales, from the 1612 latin edition of Ortelius’ Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, the first modern atlas of the world. Ornate cartouche and many sailing ship and sea monster. The map is based upon Mercator’s 1564 wall map of the British Isles in 8 sheets and Lhuyd’s manuscript map of 1568. Van den Broecke 21. [cod.1088/15]


Decorative map of Wales, from the 1612 latin edition of Ortelius’ Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, the first modern atlas of the world. Ornate cartouche and many sailing ship and sea monster. The map is based upon Mercator’s 1564 wall map of the British Isles in 8 sheets and Lhuyd’s manuscript map of 1568. Van den Broecke 21. [cod.1088/15]