1602 – A. Ortelius – Asia


Title:                      “Asia.”


A miniature map of the continent of Asia, with cartography based on the Abraham Ortelius’s bigger map of Asia.

Published by Jean Baptiste Vrients in pocket atlas  ‘Abrege du Theatre d’Ortelius, contenant la description des principales parties et regions du Monde…” in Antwerp, 1602. Many of the engravings from this work were annotated at an early date with degrees of latitude and longitude.

Cartographer:     Abraham Ortelius (1527 – 1598)​
Sheet size:            16.0 x 11.8 cm
Year:                       1602
Technique:           copper engraving

Very good condition! Nice coloring on watermarked paper.

This is an original antique map published in 1602 and NOT a modern copy or reprint


On your request I will provide a Certificate of Authenticity

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