ORTELIUS, ABRAHAM. 1527-1598.
Islandia. [Antwerp]: Ortelius, 1585 [or later]. Copper engraved map with hand-coloring, 492 x 336 mm, framed. French text on verso. Repair to tail end of centerfold with some brief loss, faint stains to two corners, evenly toned, margins trimmed, although still generous.
An intriguing map of Iceland, notable for the surrounding fanciful sea creatures, each of which is described on the verso.