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Renaissance Exploration Map Collection Maps and Atlases from the Renaissance Period

Antwerpia.

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Title:
Antwerpia.
Author:
Plantin, Christophe, approximately 1520-1589
Author (no Collectors):
Plantin, Christophe, approximately 1520-1589
Topic:
map, cartographic image-cri, and History
Language:
French
Physical Description:
1 map : copper engraving ; 29 x 40 cm
Publication Info:
be and [A Anvers [Antwerp] :
Imprint:
1582]
Genre:
map and cartographic image-cri
Notes:
  • Relief shown pictorially.
  • Bird's eye view of Antwerp.
  • Title at top.
  • Imprint taken from atlas.
  • Depicts naval siege, showing fortification, ships in battle, soldiers, horsemen.
  • Features coastline.
  • Descriptive text throughout.
  • "I." in upper right.
  • From Abraham de Bruyn's La joyeuse & magnifique entrée de monseigneur Françoys, fils de France, et frere unicque du roy, par la grace de Dieu, duc de Brabant, d'Anjou, Alençon, Berri, &c. en sa tres-renommée ville d'Anvers, Plantin, 1582.