Title page Theatrum Orbis Terrarum by Ortelius

by Abraham Ortelius

Very rare Spaish edition


Date of first edition: 1579

Date of this edition: 1588 (very rare Spanish edition on 100 copies)

Dimensions (including margins): 42,3 x 28,3 cm

Dimensions (not including margins): 37 x 22,5 cm

Condition: Very good. Sharp  copper engraving printed on hard paper. Old colouring. Age-toning, in botom right corner of margin. Old professional restoration of small tear in right margin.

Condition rating: A

Verso: text in Spanish

Map reference: Van der Krogt III, 31:431; Voet 1822; Van den Broecke 0(3)

From: Theatro de la Tierrauniverfsal de Abraham Ortelio, Cosmographo d’El Rey Nvestro Senor: Antwerp, Chr. Plantin, 1588. Van der Krogt, IIIA, 31:4

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Original title: Theatro de la Tierra Universal de Abraham Ortelius

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