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Benedictus Arias Montanus - Benedict Arias Montanus Sacrae Geographiae Tabulam ex Antiquissimorum Cultor.


Certificate of Authentication


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original antique map or print that was published on or near the given date.

Dr Leendert Helmink, Ph.D.


Antique map of the World by Benedictus Arias Montanus
Cartographer

Benedictus Arias Montanus

First Published

Amsterdam, 1572

This edition

1660

Size

37.8 x 54.0 cms

Technique

Copperplate engraving

Stock number

18662

Condition

excellent

Description

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