ORTELIUS Abraham

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  • Very rare first edition of the Hainaut map by Abraham Ortelius The history of this rare map is fascinating. It was based on a manuscript map by Jacques Surhon (1548), which for security reasons was not published. In 1572, Ortelius applied for privilege to publish the map, but it was never granted. The plate wasengraved anyway, and some prints (perhaps 100) made from it appeared in the 1573-1575 editions of Theatrum. That plate was then…

    • Author: ORTELIUS Abraham
    • Year: 1573
    • Dimension: 374 x 506 mm
    • Place of publication: Antwerp
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    Detailed map of Brescia in northern Italy from Ortelius’ Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, the first modern atlas of the world. The map is oriented with east at the top and shows Lago gi Garda, Brescia, Lago d’Iseo, Lago di Idro. From the French edition of Theatrum published in Antwerp, 1598.

    • Author: ORTELIUS Abraham
    • Dimension: 33 x 47 cm
    • Place of publication: Antwerp
    • Year: 1598
  • A fine miniature map by Philippe Galle from “Epitome du Theatre” by Abraham Ortelius published in Antwerp in 1598 with french text on verso.

    • Author: ORTELIUS Abraham
    • Year: 1598
    • Dimension: 75 x 105 mm
    • Place of publication: Antwerp
  • A fine miniature map from “Epitome Theatri Orbis Terraum” published in Amsterdam in 1602.The maps were based from those in P. Galle’s final edition of 1598 but were drawn and engraved with great care. They may be easily recognised as they have a wide border with latitude and longitude shown. [cod.422/15]

    • Author: ORTELIUS Abraham
    • Year: 1602
    • Dimension: 85 x 115 mm
    • Place of publication: Amsterdam
  • Superb map of the German Empire showing northern Europe, from the eastern tip of England to Poland, and extends from the North Sea to Venice and the coast of Croatia published by Johan Baptiste Vrients for the 1612 edition of Ortelius’ Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, the first modern atlas of the world. This plate was acquired by Vrients in 1603 from the engraver Franz Hogenberg (see his signature in the centre of the lower-left cartouche) and incorporated…

    • Author: ORTELIUS Abraham
    • Year: 1612
    • Dimension: 381 x 490 mm
    • Place of publication: Antwerp
  • Fine map covering Abruzzi area, including the towns of Ascoli Piceno, Teramo, Pescara, etc. the map is based on Natale Bonifacio’s single sheet map of 1587. In upper right hand corner sea battle. Van den Broecke: 138

    • Author: ORTELIUS Abraham
    • Year: 1595
    • Dimension: 328 x 423 mm
    • Place of publication: Antwerp
  • Aprutium

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    A fine miniature map showing Abruzzo from “Epitome du Theatre” by Abraham Ortelius published in Antwerp in 1598 with french text on verso. The engraver was P. Galle. [cod.298/15]

    • Author: ORTELIUS Abraham
    • Year: 1598
    • Dimension: 75 x 105 mm
    • Place of publication: Antwerp
  • Aprutium

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    A fine miniature map of Abruzzo from “Epitome Theatri Orbis Terraum” by Abraham Ortelius published in Amsterdam in 1602. The maps were based from those in P. Galle’s final edition of 1598 but were drawn and engraved with great care. They may be easily recognised as they have a wide border with latitude and longitude shown. [cod.299/15]

    • Author: ORTELIUS Abraham
    • Year: 1602
    • Dimension: 85 x 115 mm
    • Place of publication: Amsterdam
  • Artois

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    A fine miniature map of Artois in northern France engraved with great care by P. Galle from “Epitome du Theatre” by A. Ortelius published in Antwerp in 1598 with french text on verso.

    • Author: ORTELIUS Abraham
    • Year: 1598
    • Dimension: 75 x 105 mm
    • Place of publication: Antwerp
  • Crete

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    Fine and early historical map of Crete surrounded by smaller maps of Corsica, Sardinia and islands in the Ionian Sea(Corfu, St. Maura, Ithaca, Cephalonia and Zante). From the 1624 final edition by Balthasar Moretus of the first historical atlas ever published. Ortelius?s Parergon began as a companion to his Theatrum but eventually it became an independent work. In fact, this collection of maps of the ancient world was so significant that it became the model for all historical atlases published t

    • Author: ORTELIUS Abraham
    • Year: 1624
    • Dimension: 342 x 491 mm
    • Place of publication: Antewerp
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    A fine miniature map from “Epitome Theatri Orbis Terraum” published in Amsterdam in 1602.The maps were based from those in P. Galle’s final edition of 1598 but were drawn and engraved with great care. They may be easily recognised as they have a wide border with latitude and longitude shown. [cod.259/15]

    • Author: ORTELIUS Abraham
    • Year: 1602
    • Dimension: 85 x 115 mm
    • Place of publication: Amsterdam
  • Gallia

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    Attractive miniature map of whole France. From “Epitome du Theatre” by A. Ortelius published in Antwerp in 1598 with french text on verso. Engraved with great care by P. Galle.

    • Author: ORTELIUS Abraham
    • Year: 1598
    • Dimension: 75 x 105 mm
    • Place of publication: Antwerp