Jun 23, 2022 - Sale 2610

Sale 2610 - Lot 145

Price Realized: $ 6,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 4,000 - $ 6,000
ORTELIUS, ABRAHAM. Typus Orbis Terrarum. Double-page engraved map of the world. 16 3/4x20 1/2 inches sheet size, wide margins, Dutch text on verso; original hand-color; professionally conserved with repairs to margins and center fold, early ink mathematical notations on blank side of verso. Antwerp, 1598

Additional Details

An unusual and scarce edition preserving the billowing cloud spandrel borders of plate 2 but also showing an updated geography eliminating the South American "bulge" as found in plate 3.

Shirley 153; Van den Broecke 2.3 1598D1 (25-50 copies printed).