Dec 08, 2016 - Sale 2434

Sale 2434 - Lot 179

Price Realized: $ 10,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 5,000 - $ 7,500
ORTELIUS, ABRAHAM. Typus Orbis Terrarum. Double-page engraved world map. 17x20 3/4 sheet size, ample margins; original hand-color in full; very light surface soiling, few small closed marginal tears on verso, one inch closed tear in the central Antarctic region with a small puncture hole. [Antwerp, 1592]

Additional Details

A fine example of the third plate of Ortelius's world map in old color. Van den Broecke 3.1 1592L1.