Leen Helmink Antique Maps

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.