Leen Helmink Antique Maps

Antique map of the World by Benedictus Arias Montanus

Antique map of the World by Benedictus Arias Montanus
Cartographer

Benedictus Arias Montanus

Title

Benedict Arias Montanus Sacrae Geographiae Tabulam ex Antiquissimorum Cultor.

Published

Amsterdam, 1572

Size

37.8 x 54.0 cms

Technique

Copperplate engraving

Stock number

18662

Condition

excellent

Price

$ 6500

Description

One of the earliest maps to depict an Australian landmass, almost half a century before it was discovered.