Typus Orbis Terrarum. A Perfect Recreation™ of the engraving with original hand color. By Abraham Ortelius. 1570. 19½ x 13¼
Ortelius' 1570 Typus Orbis Terrarum is regarded as a "mother map" because of its lasting influence on cartography. It is beautifully colored and elaborately engraved with a fascinating pictorial border. This is a handsome and endlessly revealing work of art to live with.
We've perfectly re-created an original first edition with exceptionally well-preserved hand coloring.
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