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Angilae, Scotiae, et Hiberniae, sive Britannicar : insularum descriptio / Amstelodami. Excudebat Ioannes Ianssonius. Anno 1621.

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Description
Relief shown pictorially. Map is oriented with North to the right. Vignette in lower right corner shows three portraits of royalty and two birds with flowers in their beaks, around text, "Ea insula quae hodie duo Regna, Anglicum nempe & Scoticum continet, cum Hibernia illi ab Occidente opposita, e insulis circumjacentibus, ut sunt Orcades, Hebrides, Mondvectis & ceterae, a veteribus communi olim vocabulo Britannicae appellatae fuerunt; nmine uti videtur sumpto ab earum maxima, quam singulariter Britanniam dixe: re. idque ab ejus genuino et antiquissimo autochtho: num vocabulo Prydain, ut Humfredo placet." Coat of arms in the upper left corner, and scattered through the sea are drawings of ships, people or mermen waist-deep in the water blowing shells, and a woman and man holding a trident and riding a reined hippocamp. Thought to be from Atlantis Maioris Appendix, 1:202 in Koeman's. 1 map ; 33 x 48 cm. This map is in the public domain. Please attribute access and use of this digitized map to the Stephen S. Clark Library, University of Michigan Library.
Collection
Clark Library Map Collections
Place(s)
British Isles, United Kingdom and United Kingdom
Year
1621
Held by
Michigan
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