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SOLD Turcici imperii descriptio
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.