1609 Genuine Antique miniature maps. Set of 6. World & Continents. Ortelius
Genuine antique set of six maps by Abraham Ortelius from Latin edition of "Epitome Theatri Orbis Terrarum" published in Antwerp in 1609. Great matching set of miniature maps of the world and continents, plus the celestial spheres. The World is in Mercator's projection with longitude and latitude grid. Huge southern continent naming Nova Guinea', Tierra del fuego, Promont Terre Australis, and Beach. Large bulge of northwest coast of North America, containing Quivira and Anian.
The Great Wall in China protects Quinzai. Major place names and interesting features throughout. Uniform age toning, nice impressions with good margins. Latin text and library stamp on verso.
Each image measures about 3 1/4" x 4 3/4". All of our items are genuine antiques as described. The item "1609 Genuine Antique miniature maps. Ortelius" is in sale since Friday, December 15, 2017.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Map & Globe Mixed Lots". The seller is "antiqueatlas" and is located in Troy, Montana. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Condition: Used
- Type: Map
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
- Maker: Ortelius
- Printing Technique: Copper Plate