ALL ITEMS: 'Ortelius--Abraham


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2507Ortelius' map of the Arctic, Scandinavia, Iceland, GreenlandDetailsOrtelius, Abraham1570
Scarce map of the Arctic and Scandinavia
Ortelius, Abraham
1570
LOC:10
$2,200.00Ortelius--AbrahamScarce-map-of-the-Arctic-and-ScandinaviaOrtelius' map of the Arctic, including Scandinavia, Iceland, Greenland and part of the North American continent, includes the legendary islands of Drogeo, Frisland and Icaria. This fine map, with original color, is adorned with a variety of very inventive creatures including a half-man, half-sea creature with bird feet playing a lute. Second state with a triangular dot added at the end of the title.
512Small antiquemap of North and South America by OrteliusDetailsOrtelius, Abraham1598
America sive Novus Orbis
Ortelius, Abraham
1598
LOC:0
$0.00Ortelius--AbrahamAmerica-sive-Novus-OrbisSOLD <br><br/> Small decorative map of North and South America, from the Philippe Galle edition of the miniature Ortelius atlas, Epitome Theatri Orteliani. Latin text on verso.
1284Attractive, antique miniature map of Brittany in France.DetailsOrtelius, Abraham1599
Antique Ortelius map of Brittany, France
Ortelius, Abraham
1599
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$0.00Ortelius--AbrahamAntique-Ortelius-map-of-Brittany--FranceSOLD <br><br/> Attractive, antique miniature map of Brittany in France with a stipple engraved sea, showing the region from Granville to the mouth of the Loire River. This fine map of Brittany in north west France suggests the importance of rivers and coasts for sixteenth century transportation. The rivers are exagerrated in their size as are the main settlements such as Rennes, St Malo, Brest, Vannes and Nantes. <br></br> Published by Giovanni Botero, an Italian priest and geographer, in 'Relationi Universali'. The 1599 edition of that work is noteworthy for using a complete set of Ortelius miniature maps engraved by Pietro Marchetti. <br></br> Set in a page of Italian text with text also on the verso. From Book I, page 48.