1601 – A. Ortelius – Tercera Insula


Title:                   “Tercera Insula”​


Miniature map of Terceira Island from the Azores archipelago (Açores, Portugal), decorated with ships and “sea monsters”.

This map comes from Abraham Ortelius Latin edition miniature atlas “Epitome Theatri Orteliani…” published by Filip Galle in 1601.

Cartographer:      Abraham Ortelius (1527 – 1598)​
Sheet size:          15,8 x 12,0 cm
Year:                    1601
Technique:           copper engraving

Good condition. Two tiny paper tape spots on verso.

This is an original antique map published in 1601 and NOT a modern copy or reprint


On your request I will provide a Certificate of Authenticity

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