Title: EuropaeMap maker: Abraham OrteliusPlace and Year: Antwerp, 1584Dimensions: 34.2 x 46 cm (13½ x 18¼ in)Technique: Copperplate engravingColoring: Hand coloredCondition Rating: VG,Some toning to paper, wear along centerfold, several verso tape repairs including at lower centerfold; very good.
Richly-colored map of Europe, based partly on Mercator, with contributions by Magnus, Jenkinson, and Gastaldi. A ship sails in the stipple engraved ocean, below the title cartouche that features Europa riding a bull. The first edition was issued in 1570, this 1584 edition is identified by the absence of "Cum privilegio" in lower right and the addition of a narrow ornamental border.
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