WELCOME TO MAPS OF POINTS RENOWNED! AUTHENTIC ORIGINAL 431 YEAR OLD. 1588 ABRAHAM ORTELIUS THEATRUM ORBIS TERRARUM. A VERY SCARCE EXAMPLE OF AN EDITION OF JUST 300.PROPERLY FRAMED BETWEEN TWO PANES OF GLASS SO THE BACK MAY BE VIEWED THROUGH A WINDOW. SHEET SIZE: 22 5/8 X 17 inches. IMAGE SIZE: 19 1/2 x 12 1/2 inches. FEATURES: Florence, Pisa, Lucca, Sienna, Rome, Perugia, Viterbo, Elba and Corsica islands and more. ENGRAVING METHOD: copperplate on paper. VERSO: description of Toscana with a colored initial. CENTERFOLD: intact, strong and unbroken.
REFERENCE: ORT 130, KOEMAN & MEURER 36, Karrow 1/49, vdKrogtAN: 7200:31A. NOTABLE BLEMISHES : light abrasion to lower framework of the cartouche and corresponding facing page, and in the centerfold just below the upper border- all without offense. Description on verso with an old small repair restoring a few words of the text in manuscript not affecting the recto.
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