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A fine example of Ortelius's second plate of the Americas

ORTELIUS, Abraham.

America Sive Novi Orbis Nova Descriptio.
Antwerp, 1584, Latin text edition. Original colour. 355 x 495mm.

The most famous map of the Americas, and the cornerstone of any collection. This example was printed from the second of three plates, all engraved by Frans Hogenberg, used from 1579 until c.1587.
South America still has the second bulge, but the largest ship in the Pacific is sailing east.

BURDEN: 39; VAN DEN BROECKE: 10.
Stock ID : 22511

£4,900

£4,900

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Stock Id :22511

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A fine example of Ortelius's second plate of the Americas

ORTELIUS, Abraham.

America Sive Novi Orbis Nova Descriptio.
Antwerp, 1584, Latin text edition. Original colour. 355 x 495mm.

The most famous map of the Americas, and the cornerstone of any collection. This example was printed from the second of three plates, all engraved by Frans Hogenberg, used from 1579 until c.1587.
South America still has the second bulge, but the largest ship in the Pacific is sailing east.

BURDEN: 39; VAN DEN BROECKE: 10.
Stock ID : 22511

£4,900

£4,900

Return To Listing