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PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN

Ortelius, Abraham
THEATRUM ORBIS TERRARUM. ANTWERP: CHRISTOPHER PLANTIN, 1579
Estimate
40,00060,000
LOT SOLD. 43,750 GBP
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PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN

Ortelius, Abraham
THEATRUM ORBIS TERRARUM. ANTWERP: CHRISTOPHER PLANTIN, 1579
Estimate
40,00060,000
LOT SOLD. 43,750 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Ortelius, Abraham
THEATRUM ORBIS TERRARUM. ANTWERP: CHRISTOPHER PLANTIN, 1579
First Latin edition printed by Plantin, 3 parts in one volume, folio (460 x 295mm.), engraved architectural title, engraved portrait of Ortelius, "Catalogus auctorum" with 120 names, 93 hand-coloured double-page engraved maps (52-56 bound out of order), later binding re-using panels from different period calf bindings, each cover with gilt and corner pieces, housed in custom clamshell box, browning and spotting, title remargined, some restoration
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Literature

Koeman III, Ort 15A; Van der Krogt 31:021

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