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Azores Islands.- Ortelius (Abraham) Açores Insulae, chart of the Azores based on Luis Teixeira's cartographic work with three ornate title cartouches and a title banner in the upper centre, decorated with two sailing ships and sea monster, engraving with hand-colouring, on laid paper with watermark of an armorial device, platemark 329 x 463 mm. (12 7/8 x 18 1/4 in), sheet 460 x 550 mm. (18 1/8 x 21 5/8 in), Spanish text verso, central vertical fold, minor spotting and surface dirt, printers' creases in upper left corner, minor handling creases with small nicks to extremities, unframed, [1609]

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Azores Islands.- Ortelius (Abraham) Açores

Estimate £400 - £600Oct 11, 2018
London, UK
Auction Curated By:
Rupert Powell
International Head of Books and Works on Paper
Max Hasler
Modern First Editions and 20th Century Literature