17th Century Atlases

  • Title Theatri Orbis Terrarum Parergon; Sive Veteris Geographiae Tabulae, Commentarijs Geographicis et Historicis illustratae... Balthasaris Moreti. Antverpiae, ex officina Plantiniana, M.DC.XXIV
  • Author Ortelius, Abraham; Moretus, Balthasar; Llwyd, Humphrey
  • Year 1624
  • Publisher Balthasar Moretus, Ex Officina Plantiniana, Antwerp
  • Size Imperial Folio, 47.5 x 31.0 cm
The final and most comprehensive edition of the Parergon, Ortelius's atlas of ancient Geography. The Parergon maps began appearing as supplements within Ortelius main work the Theatrum Orbis Terrarum in 1579 with 3 maps. Over the time, the map collection became an atlas in its own right. The Parergon was published mainly as appendix of the Theatrum, but also a few times separately. Read more →
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