25,000 - 35,000 USD
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- ['Americae sive quartae orbis partis nova et exactissima description'. Antwerp: Gutiérrez and Hieronymus Cock, 1562 (but 1630?)]
One engraved mapsheet only (of 6), being the middle left, or Central American, sheet (19 1/8 x 27 3/4 in.; 485 x 682 mm), engraved by Hieronymus Cock, partially handcolored in outline, decorative elements (sea monster, ships under sail, volcano) colored in full; some light marginal staining, wrinkling, and repair, minor repair and one tiny wormhole at central vertical crease. Handsomely framed and double-glazed with UVIII Plexiglass.