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Renaissance Exploration Map Collection Maps and Atlases from the Renaissance Period

Description generale de toute la France.

Title:
Description generale de toute la France.
Author:
Belleforest, François de, 1530-1583, Münster, Sebastian, 1489-1552, and Ortelius, Abraham, 1527-1598
Author (no Collectors):
Ortelius, Abraham, 1527-1598
Topic:
map
Language:
French
Physical Description:
1 map : engraving, hand colored; 350 x 510 cm.
Publication Info:
fr and [Paris]
Date:
1575
Date (no approx):
1575
Imprint:
1575
Genre:
map
Notes:
Relief shown pictorially., Bar scale on map given in "Milliaria Gallica communia"., Imprint taken from atlas., Title at top, decorative cartouche with descriptive text, coat of arms, crown with fleur de lis., "Ceste description se doit mettre aps le fueil. 160.", Map based on Ortelius' first modern map of the German Empire, 1570, and includes the same decorative cartouche, ship at sea, and coat of arms., and Appears in Belleforet's Cosmographie universelle de tout le monde, 1575, French edition of Münster's Cosmographia universalis, 1544-1628.