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Typus Orbis Terrarum

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Typus Orbis Terrarum : A. Ortelius / P. Galle

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An attractive and increasingly scarce reduced-size Ortelius world map, with corrected South America, engraved by Philippe Galle for his "Epitome Du Theatre Du Monde", the first of the several "pocket" editions of the folio "Theatrum ...". This is from a French text edition and is distinguished by attractive, strong original colour. One small area of paper weakness, backed with protective tissue.
region: World Maps
mapmakers: A. Ortelius   P. Galle  
place and date of publication: Antwerp 1588-
medium and colour: copperplate, Original colour
size in mm: 80 by 110mm (3.25 by 4.25 inches).
ref: 43352
literature: Shirley, The Mapping Of The World, 161.

Price: £ 500

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