HELVETIAE DESCRIPTIO, AEGIDO TSCHVDO AVCT. [SWITZERLAND]

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Abraham Ortelius


Helvetiae Descriptio, Aegido Tschvdo Avct. [Switzerland]

Copper plate engraving, 1612
Image size 13 3/8 x 17 7/8" (342 x 455 mm) plus margins
Very good condition save light paper-toning. Full original hand color.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 33229
Price: $900.00
Publisher : Published by Abraham Ortelius, Antwerp.
Ortelius is the best known for producing the atlas from which this map comes, "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, or ÔÇťAtlas of the Whole World". The atlas was immensely popular and was produced for over forty years. This particular impression is from a 1612 Italian text edition. On the back of the map is a description of the region. Maps

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