Belgica - Digital Library of the Royal Library of Belgium
Belgica is the digital library of the Royal Library of Belgium in Bruxelles and contains both documents from its own holdings as well as other institutions. It offers a variety of sources and collections: - manuscripts - rare prints - reference works - newspapers (L'Indépendance belge; L'Avenir du Luxembourg; Deutsche Brüsseler Zeitung; Vlaemsch België; Almanach d’Uylenspiegel) - music - coins - maps and plans (* below detailed list) - drawings Within each collection several items can be viewed as high-resolution images. Each item is described in detail and often links are provided to secondary literature. Belgica is a work in progress and new content is added regularly. Detailed list of Maps:
  • Abraham Ortelius, Europae
  • Map of Ferraris (Cabinet Map of the Austrian Netherlands)
  • Vincenzo Maria Coronelli, Celestial Globe
  • Bartolomeo Lasso, Map of European coasts
  • Jacques van Deventer, Courtrai
  • Philippe-Christian Popp, Parcel Map of the city of Brussels
  • Eugène-Henri Fricx, Map of the City of Brussels
  • Carta Flandriae
  • Christian Sgrooten, Comitatus Montensis et trium cornuum Rheni typus

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