Cartographer: LANGENES Barent
Date: 1600 The Hague
Size: 8.5*12.5 cms
Rare small map of the Land of Prester John. By Langenes
This map comes from the first french edition of Langene's Caert Thresor ..here the Atlas is titled 'Thresor de Chartes, contenant les Tableaux de Tous les Pays du Monde'. French text.
Much fictitious detail , twin lakes feeding Nile etc, many place names.
Stippled sea, box cartouchen sea monster and Dow type sailing vessel make this a very attractive map.
Very good hand colour
Rare map in excellent condition.
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