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€950.00

Title: [Antique map of the Caribbeans] CULIACANAE, A: /MERICAE REGIO: / NIS, DESCRIPTIO - HISPANIOLAE, CUBAE, ALIARUMIQUE INSUL: / RUM CIRCUMIACIENTIUM, DELINEATIO. 1579.
Author: Ortelius, A.
PlaceAndYear: Antwerp, 1603-1612.
Description: Abraham Ortelius(1527-98), Dutch cartographer and publisher of the first modern atlas, ' Theatrum Orbis Terrarum' in 1570. Editions till 1612. Also an atlas of ancient cartography, the ' Parergon' and a pocket atlas, the ' Epitome'.

Two maps on one sheet: one of North America's west coast with California as a island and one of the Caribbean. Based on Mercator's 1569 world map, Guttierez' America map of 1562 and Alonso de Santa Cruz'1560 Isolario. From the rare Spanish edition of Abraham Ortelius’ ‘Theatrum Orbis Terrarum’, published by Vrientius.Ref.: v.d.Broecke, Ortelius, map 14, Karrow, Mapmakers of the 16th Cent. 1/ 107.,
Dimensions: 392 x 499 mm
Reference: v.d.Broecke, Ortelius, map 14
Colouring: attractive later colouring
Condition: very good
PRICE REDUCED FROM EURO 960.- TO EURO 640.-. COSTS ARE EXTRA.
  • Number: 1011589
  • Dealer: Speculum Orbis Nauticum







 
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