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  1. Carta Marina by Olaus Magnus published by Antony Lafreri in 1572

    Carta Marina by Olaus Magnus published by Antony Lafreri in 1572

    The Carta marina of the Swedish geographer and historian Olaus Magnus is one of the earliest accurate cartographic depictions of the Scandinavian peninsula. Drafted in Rome in 1539, by one of the more prominent Scandinavian Catholics in higher ecclesiastical service, it contains detail that is...
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