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Abraham Ortelius


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ABRAHAM ORTELIUS (1527 – 1598) TYPUS ORBIS TERRARUM 1570-5 (Shirley 122: Van Den Beck 1.2) First plate of 3 as published in 1575 - showing repairs to the cracked plate at the lower left and alterations to the clouds. This plate shows the early “bulge” in South America. Expertly repaired split in lower fold. 13 1/8 ” x 19 3/4”. Good margins, minor soiling, sheet 16 ½ x 22 1/8”. Franz Hogenberg, engraver. Early color. From Theatrum Orbis Terrarum. Considered to be the first modern atlas. An iconic early world map. $7,500


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