Dec 08, 2016 - Sale 2434

Sale 2434 - Lot 232

Price Realized: $ 4,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 6,000 - $ 9,000
ORTELIUS, ABRAHAM. [Theatrum Orbis Terrarum.] 40 (of 70) uncolored double-page engraved mapsheets, Latin text; lacking engraved title-page and maps 1-12, 31-34, 41, 46-47, 53, 56-64, 68. Folio, 17x11 1/2 inches, 18th century 1/2 calf over marbled boards, partially disbound, worn; maps with some surface soiling, each lightly discolored at centerfold from guards, occasional minor worming, map 18 (Germania) with loss of a large portion to the lower left corner, map 27 (Saxoniae) with a 2-inch marginal tear. Antwerp, 1575

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Some maps presently included: Galliae Regni Potentiss Flandria Hollandiae Antiquorum Daniae Regni Typus Bavariae Olim Vindeliciae Regni Neapolitani Verissima Cyprus Insulae Nova Descript Turcici Imperii Descriptio Palestinae Sive Totius Terrae Promissionis. Full list available on request.