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[Ortelius's third plate of the Americas]

image of America Sive Novi Orbis Nova Descriptio. show larger image


ORTELIUS, Abraham.
America Sive Novi Orbis Nova Descriptio. Antwerp, 1595, Latin text edition. Original colour with additions. 355 x 480mm. A very fine example.
Printed from the last of three plates, all engraved by Frans Hogenberg, now with the famous extra bulge in South America removed and an extra cartouche over Anian. There is an engraved date of 1587 bottom right, and examples of the plate appeared in atlases the same year. BURDEN: 39; VAN DEN BROECKE: 11.
[Ref: 9267]    £4,950.00 ($6,633 • €5,638 rates)

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