The Old Print Shop


  • ARTIST: Abraham Ortelius

  • PUBLISHER: Published by Philip Galle, Antwerp.

  • MEDIUM: Copper plate engraving,

    DATE: 1577-1595.

  • EDITION SIZE: About 2 7/8 x 4" (72 x 103mm).

  • DESCRIPTION: Early miniature map from Abraham Ortelius' "Epitome Theatri Ortelianai." The map is adapted from one in the "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum" of 1570, the first modern world atlas. The Epitome was the first pocket world atlas. Map of Andalusia in Spain.


  • CONDITION: Good condition with modern color.

  • REFERENCE: King, Miniature Antique Maps, 566-7.

  • CATEGORIES: Maps , Pocket map