Angliae, Scotiae, et Hiberniae, sive Britannicar : Insvlarvm descriptio
Printed map. Visual scale [32 mm=50 "miliaria Anglica"]. In lower right corner, "Cum priuilegio". Includes illustrations and text.
Described in Skelton, County Atlases of the British Isles 1579-1850, p. 219: "In the earliest editions of Ortelius' Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, from 1570 to 1572, only one map was devoted to the British Isles, and it was reprinted in every edition up to the last in 1612. [Koeman: Ort 1-42.] Angliae, Scotiae, et Hiberniae, sive Britannicar: Insularum description. § A reduction of Mercator's wall-map of 1564, with west to the top."
Described in Koeman, Atlantes Neerlandici, Vol. III, entry Ort 9, p. 39-40: "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum... Auctoris aere et cura impressum absolutumque apud Ant. Coppenium Diesth, Antverpiae M.D.LXXIII. Compared with the Latin edition of 1571, the text has been reset, and has also been increased. Some of the titles are changed. On no. (6) title changed into Britannicae Insulae...."
McMaster's copy has Latin text on verso under heading, "Britannicae Insvlae."
Acquired as part of the Banks Collection.