A very rare map from Pierre Mariette’s ‘Theatre Geographique de France … et celles de ses Frontieres & Pays Adjacens’ published in 1650. Unknown to Shirley the map was actually first published in 1642, only three examples are recorded. Attractively engraved, the map is decorated with ships and an inset of the Orkney Islands upper right. Provenance: Doreen Green 2003. Pastoureau Mariette A no. 60; Shirley 665.