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Lot 0012

Description

  • Title: Europae
  • Map maker: Abraham Ortelius
  • Place and Year: Antwerp, 1584
  • Dimensions: 34.2 x 46 cm (13½ x 18¼ in)
  • Technique: Copperplate engraving
  • Coloring: Hand colored
  • Condition 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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  • Location: This item ships from California

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  • Condition

    Some toning to paper, wear along centerfold, several verso tape repairs including at lower centerfold; very good.

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    Ortelius: Map of Europe, 1584

    Estimate $1,100 - $1,250Jul 01, 2017
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