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Ortelius - Turcici imperii descriptio

Ortelius - Turcici imperii descriptio

Code: JR1887

  • Date: 1570
  • Condition: AA
  • Colour: Uncoloured
  • Size: 380 x 505 mm.

Title: 'Turcici imperii descriptio'. 

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 wealtrh of detail. Overall very good condition with minor margin toning and the odd margin age spot.