Dec 06, 2012 - Sale 2297

Sale 2297 - Lot 234

Price Realized: $ 14,400
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 4,000 - $ 6,000
ORTELIUS, ABRAHAM. Typus Orbis Terrarum. Double-page engraved world map, 340x500 mm, wide margins, German text on verso; beautifully hand-colored; matted. Antwerp, 1580

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a truly lovely copy of the map. This is the second state from plate 1, with evidence of the cracked plate lower left. Hogenberg's name as engraver is at the bottom of the image. Shirley 122.