Lot 147: Celebrated 16th Century World Map by Abraham Ortelius
December 2, 2016
Hillsborough, NC, USALive Auction
Typvs Orbis Terrarvum, Antwerp, dated 1587, with hand-coloring; Spanish text on the back credits the cartographer's sources in this updated edition showing the Solomon Islands and a corrected South American continent.
Professionally matted in a wooden frame.
DOA 22 x 27 in.; Sheet 17.25 x 22 in.
Ex. Kenneth Nebenzahl, Inc.
Condition Report: Very good condition with overall light soiling and a tiny pinpoint of loss in the upper right corner.