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Ortelius, Abraham
'AMERICA SIVE NOVI ORBIS, NOVA DESCRIPTIO'. [ANTWERP (ENGRAVING) & LONDON (LETTERPRESS), 1606]
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LOT SOLD. 4,375 USD
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Ortelius, Abraham
'AMERICA SIVE NOVI ORBIS, NOVA DESCRIPTIO'. [ANTWERP (ENGRAVING) & LONDON (LETTERPRESS), 1606]
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 4,375 USD
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Ortelius, Abraham
'AMERICA SIVE NOVI ORBIS, NOVA DESCRIPTIO'. [ANTWERP (ENGRAVING) & LONDON (LETTERPRESS), 1606]
Full-sheet engraved map of the Americas (16 5/8 x 21 1/8 in.; 422 x 533 mm). Geographic features partially handcolored in outline, cornerpieces and cartouche fully handcolored, English text on verso; repaired separation at central fold, some light marginal soiling and restoration. Handsomely framed with UVIII Plexiglass.
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Literature

Burden 64

Catalogue Note

First state of Ortelius's third plate of the New World. The English title on the verso is "The New World, commonly called America."

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