1575 Ortelius - Graeciae Universae Secundum Hodiernum Situm Neoterica Descriptio

SOLD: Ortelius Greece in attractive colors

Title:

Graeciae Universae Secundum Hodiernum Situm Neoterica Descriptio

Map maker:

Abraham Ortelius

Place and Year:

Antwerp, [c.1575]

Dimensions:

36 x 51 cm (14¼ x 20 in)

Technique:

Copperplate engraving

Coloring:

Hand colored

Condition Rating:

VG

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DETAILS

Richly colored map of Greece and surrounding islands, with a large sailing ship in the Adriatic. Based on Gastaldi's map of 1560. This is a later imprint with corrected scale bar numeral 80-90-100.

English text on verso.

CONDITION NOTES

Faint crease through title cartouche that occurred during printing, tear at upper left margin affecting border, old tape repair on verso; very good.

IDENTIFIER

NL-00038

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