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Typus Orbis Terrarum

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Typus Orbis Terrarum : J. Hondius / T De Bry

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A very attractive example of this carefully engraved world map, after Ortelius, engraved by Jodocus Hondius and set on the titlepage of one part of Theodor De Bry's "Minor Voyages". First published in the Langenes / Bertius series of pocket atlases, this elegant little map shows an oval projection world set into a strapwork bordering design, against a page of letterpress. paper a little fragile but intact and attractive.
region: World Maps
mapmakers: J. Hondius   T De Bry  
place and date of publication: Amsterdam 1599
medium and colour: copperplate, Original colour
size in mm: 85 by 120mm (3.25 by 4.75 inches). map only
ref: 43354
literature: Shirley 211/219

Price: £ 450

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