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      Sale 2464 | Lot 295
      Price Realized: $30,000With Buyer's Premium
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      • Sale 2464 Lot 295

        ORTELIUS, ABRAHAM. Theatrum Orbis Terrarum. Engraved architectural title, engraved portrait of Ortelius and 110 (of 112) double-page engraved maps. 3 parts in one volume including the Parergon and Nomenclator Ptolemaicus. Folio, 17x11 inches, contemporary blind paneled calf with central arabesque containing the book title, rebacked, edges and corners sympathetically renewed; 92 maps in contemporary hand-color with oxidized mineral pigments, 18 maps supplied from another copy with a different palate of hand-coloring; stamp or inscription removed from foot of architectural title, light browning throughout, the 18 supplied maps with oval ink stamps on versos and several with extensive repairs. Antwerp, 1584

        Estimate $25,000 - 35,000

        Third Latin edition printed by Christopher Plantin. Lacking the world map (1) and Septentrionalium Regionum (90.) Supplied maps are: Britannia (9); Cambridge (12); Hispalensis (17); Gallia (20); Gallae Narbonensis (26); Germania (29); Leodiensis (33); Artesia (37); Zelandia (39); Wirtembergensis (60; Italia (64); Tuscia (72); Senae Urbis (74); Barbaria (89, but Koeman 100); Terra Sancta (97); Italia (104); Creta (107); Palastina (111). Koeman III, Ort 21.

        Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $30,000