Item details: I. S. Laurentij
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£ 95.00
I. S. Laurentij
Imprint: Amsterdam, 1598-[1600]
90 x 130 mm., in very good condition.
In 1598 Barent Langenes published in Middleburgh a miniature atlas to rival that of Abraham Ortelius. The maps were largely engraved by Jodocus Hondius and his brother-in-law Pieter van den Keere. A very fine early map of the the island of Madagascar in the Indian Ocean. With additional letterpress title above map 'Descriptio Ins. Madagascar'. Engraved by Petrus Kaerius with Latin text on verso. Van der Krogt, P. (Atlantes) 8320; Shirley 'Atlases in the BL' T.Lan 1a.
Stock number:4969.