EUROPAE.

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Abraham Ortelius


Europae.

Copper engraving, original hand color, 1570 (1579).
Image size 13 3/8 x 18 1/8" (340 x 459 mm).
Good condition with original color, save centerfold repair and short repaired tear at lower right.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 77119
Price: $1,200.00
Publisher : Published Antwerp.
First edition of two. Ortelius drew on multiple sources for his handsome continental map of Europe, including Gerard Mercator, Olaus Magnus and Gastaldi The map incorporates surrounding areas of north Africa and the Near East . At upper left is Greenland. From "Theatum Orbis Terrarum." Maps

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