- Theatrum orbis terrarum. Antwerp: Jan Baptist Vrients, 1603
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."
Theatrum: engraved title with arms of Philip II of Spain on verso, engraved epitaph incorporating miniature portrait of Ortelius, engraved portrait of Ortelius, 118 double-page engraved maps
Parergon: printed title within woodcut architectural border, 36 (of 38) double-page engraved maps ("Ordines Sacri Romani Imp", lacking upper and lower sheet)
Nomenclator ptolemaicus: printed title with engraved vignette