Jul 09 at 10:30 AM - Sale 2540 - Exhibition Hours

Sale 2540 - Lot 271

Estimate: $ 5,000 - $ 7,500
ORTELIUS, ABRAHAM. Abraham Ortelius His Epitome of the Theater of the Worlde Now Latlye… Renewed and Augmented, the Mappes All Newe Graven According to Geographicall Measure by Michael Coignet, Mathematitian of Antwarpe. Being More Exactlye Set Forth and Amplefyed With Larger Descriptions Then Any Done Heere to Fore. Engraved architectural title with armorial crest on verso, dedication to Sir Walter Raleigh, letterpress title-page, 7 introductory leaves containing 2 engraved diagrams, 123 engraved maps, and index leaves with woodcut device on verso. Two parts in one, oblong 8vo, 4 3/4x7 inches, contemporary limp vellum attractively aged; early ink inscription to front endpaper, minor edge wear to first preliminaries otherwise particularly nice. London: Printed for James Shawe, 1603

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As smart of a copy as the preceding lot, and duly appealing in English.