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SOLD Turcici imperii descriptio

SOLD Turcici imperii descriptio

Code: 77619

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  • Date: 1579
  • Condition: AAA
  • Colour: Uncoloured
  • Size: 380 x 505 mm

Title: 'Turcici imperii descriptio', 1579 latin edition.

From Ortelius' 'Theatrum Orbis Terrarum', the first regularly produced, and uniform format, modern atlas of the World.

Reference literature: MARCEL P.R. van den Broecke, Ortelius Atlas Maps, An illustrated Guide, Number 168. "...Succeeded by plate 169 which has a cartouche with two putti at the top, rather than the present unornamented strapwork. Approximate number of copies printed: 1.675." From the next plate are ca 5.625 copies printed.

The map has a wealth of detail. Overall excellent condition.