7 Ortelius, A. [Antique map of Europe / Virtual Map Fair 171


Description: 4681 Ortelius, A. [Antique map of Europe] Europam, sive Celticam Veterem.

Antwerp, Robert Bruneau, 1609.

355 x 477 mm, attractive later colouring, very good cond.

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'. Attractive map of Europe, according to the Romans. Embellished with three strapwork cartouches. From the rare Spanish edition of Abraham Ortelius’ ‘Theatrum Orbis Terrarum’, published by Vrientius. Ref.: v.d.Broecke, Ortelius, map 189, Karrow, Mapmakers of the 16th Cent., 1/200.
  • Number: 1730011 (4681)
  • Dealer: Speculum Orbis Nauticum

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