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Auction 99, Lot 4

"Theatrum Orbis Terrarum", Ortelius, Abraham

Subject: Title Page

Period: 1612 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

9.5 x 16 inches
24.1 x 40.6 cm

A fine title page from this important atlas. The title is surrounded by the female allegorical representations of the continents. The verso contains a full page engraving of Spain's King Philipp II's coat of arms.


Condition: A

Margin extended on binding side. Minor soil in margins.

Estimate: $325 - $375

Sold for: $275

Closed on 6/12/2002