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The most famous map of the Americas, the cornerstone of any map collection

ORTELIUS, Abraham.

America Sive Novi Orbis Nova Descriptio.
Antwerp, 1575, Latin text edition. Original colour. 355 x 480mm.

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This map of America is one of the most important and influential maps of the continent published in the 16th century. This example is from the first of three copper plates, all engraved by Frans Hogenberg, and the third state, with the Azores now correctly named and the latitude number '230' erased.

BURDEN: 39; VAN DEN BROECKE: 9, iii of iii.
Stock ID : 12816

£2,800

£2,800

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Stock Id :12816

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The most famous map of the Americas, the cornerstone of any map collection

ORTELIUS, Abraham.

America Sive Novi Orbis Nova Descriptio.
Antwerp, 1575, Latin text edition. Original colour. 355 x 480mm.

Tears professionally repaired.

This map of America is one of the most important and influential maps of the continent published in the 16th century. This example is from the first of three copper plates, all engraved by Frans Hogenberg, and the third state, with the Azores now correctly named and the latitude number '230' erased.

BURDEN: 39; VAN DEN BROECKE: 9, iii of iii.
Stock ID : 12816

£2,800

£2,800

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