"Acores Insulae", Ortelius, Abraham
Period: 1584 (dated)
Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum
Color: Hand Color
18.3 x 12.8 inches
46.5 x 32.5 cm
A beautifully engraved chart of the Azores based on Luis Teixeira's cartographic work. With two ornate title cartouches and a title banner at top center. The sea is fully engraved in stipple and features a sea monster and sailing ships. French text on verso published circa 1598.
References: Van den Broecke #24.