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A 16th century miniature map of the Empire of Prester John

ORTELIUS, Abraham.

Abissini: Presbiteri Johannis sive Abissinorum Imperii Descriptio.
Antwerp: Plantin, 1593, Italian text edition. Coloured. 76 x 108mm.

A miniature map of central Africa depicting the Empire of Prester John, the mythical Christian king in Abyssinia. From one of only two Italian editions of Philippe Galle's pocket atlas, the 'Epitome', a reduced version of the Ortelius 'Theatrum Orbis Terrarum'.

KOEMAN: Ort 55.
Stock ID : 21007

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Stock Id :21007

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A 16th century miniature map of the Empire of Prester John

ORTELIUS, Abraham.

Abissini: Presbiteri Johannis sive Abissinorum Imperii Descriptio.
Antwerp: Plantin, 1593, Italian text edition. Coloured. 76 x 108mm.

A miniature map of central Africa depicting the Empire of Prester John, the mythical Christian king in Abyssinia. From one of only two Italian editions of Philippe Galle's pocket atlas, the 'Epitome', a reduced version of the Ortelius 'Theatrum Orbis Terrarum'.

KOEMAN: Ort 55.
Stock ID : 21007

£150

£150

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