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Belgium Seu Germania Inferior old map Belgium Magini 1621
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Belgium Seu Germania Inferior old map Belgium Magini 1621

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Title: Belgium Seu Germania Inferior.

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Belgium Seu Germania Inferior old map Belgium Magini 1621 

Title: Belgium Seu Germania Inferior.

Antique copperplate engraved map of the Low Countries how the saw it in the  17th century, the map is based on Ptolemaeus Claudius earlier map.

Cartographer:
Giovanni Antonio Magini  (in Latin, Maginus) (June 13, 1555 – February 11, 1617) was an Italian astronomer, astrologer, cartographer, and mathematician.

 He was born in Padua, and completed studies in philosophy in Bologna in 1579.
His father was Pasquale Magini, a citizen of Padua.
Dedicating himself to astronomy, in 1582 he wrote Ephemerides coelestium motuum, translated into Italian the following year.

Published: Galignani, P & F., Padua 1621 Dutch version.

Origin: Geographiae universae tum veteris tum novae absolutissimum opus, duobus voluminibus distinctum, ... Antonio Magino Patavino Ptolemaeus, Claudius; Magini, Giovanni Antonio

17th -18th Century maps & atlases & prints.
ORIGINAL ANTIQUE COPPER PLATE ENGRAVING, HAND COLORED.
Engraving is Absolutely Guaranteed authentic original map.
A Certificate of Authenticity will be on request forwarded for each individual map or print.

 Size:
Sheet app.: 20 x 30 cm. 8 x 12 inches. 
Image app: 17 x 13 cm. 6.75 x 5 inches.
Condition: Very good.