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Ortelius, Abraham
A FINE COLLECTION OF 13 HAND-COLOURED ENGRAVED MAPS SHOWING GREAT BRITAIN, AFRICA, THE PACIFIC OCEAN, SCANDINAVIA AND THE AMERICAS, [C.1570-1612]
Estimate
1,2001,800
LOT SOLD. 8,750 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
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Ortelius, Abraham
A FINE COLLECTION OF 13 HAND-COLOURED ENGRAVED MAPS SHOWING GREAT BRITAIN, AFRICA, THE PACIFIC OCEAN, SCANDINAVIA AND THE AMERICAS, [C.1570-1612]
Estimate
1,2001,800
LOT SOLD. 8,750 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Ortelius, Abraham
A FINE COLLECTION OF 13 HAND-COLOURED ENGRAVED MAPS SHOWING GREAT BRITAIN, AFRICA, THE PACIFIC OCEAN, SCANDINAVIA AND THE AMERICAS, [C.1570-1612]
i-ii. Britannicarum insularum vetus descriptio, [1591], two sheets each 403 x 527mm., German text on verso
iii. Scotiæ Tabula, [1598], 432 x 548mm., French text to verso
iv. Hiberniae Brittanicae Insulæ, nova descriptio, [1606], 377 x 515mm., English text to verso
v. Hiberniae Brittanicae Insulæ, nova descriptio, [1575], 428 x 565mm., Latin text to verso
vi. Cambriae typis auctore humfredo lhuydo, [1573], 431 x 560mm., Latin text to verso
vii. Angliæ regni florentissimi nova descriptio, [1584], 450 x 565mm., Latin text to verso
viii. Angliae, Scotiae, et Hiberniae, sive Brittanicar, [1584], 449 x 570, Latin text to verso
ix. Angliæ et Hiberniæ, [1612], 477 x 565mm., Spanish text to verso, trimmed to neatline, browned
x. Africae tabula nova, [c.1570-75], 396 x 537mm., without text on verso, small area with restoration in lower margin
xi. Maris Pacifici, [1601], 450 x 550, Latin text on verso
xii. Septrionalium regionum descrip., [1592], 412 x 521mm., Latin text on verso
xiii. Americae sive novi orbis, nova descriptio, [c.1573], 378 x 508mm., German text on verso, laid down and browned  
A few minor repairs, or strengthening
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