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Lot 3147
ORTELIUS, ABRAHAM. 1527-1598. Typus orbis terrarium. [Antwerp: Ortelius, 1581.]
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ORTELIUS, ABRAHAM. 1527-1598.
Typus orbis terrarium. [Antwerp: Ortelius, 1581.] Copper-engraved map with hand-coloring, 340 x 495 mm, French text on verso. Few small expertly repaired tears in lower margin, two tears in bottom left corner, light wear in margins, but an excellent example.

An early printing from the first plate made for this map. Shirley 122.
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