1609 – A. Ortelius – Abrahami Ortelii
Title: “Abrahami Ortelii Quem Urbs Urbium Antverpia edidit…”
Very decorative, the architectural style, title page includes a medallion portrait of Ortelius and three allegorical figures above the text and a map of the Eastern Hemisphere below. Latin text on verso.
Cartographer: Abraham Ortelius (1527 – 1598)
Sheet size: 48,8 x 28,5 cm
Technique: copper engraving
Good condition! Strong press on heavy paper. Split professionally restored.
Due to the age of this map some imperfections to be expected!
This is an original antique title page published in 1609 and NOT a modern copy or reprint!