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Atlas by A. Ortelius, Antwerp, J.B. Vrients, 1603.

Item number:21653
Category:Books > Atlases
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An exceptional Ortelius atlas in black morocco with the coat of arms of the city of DANZIG (Gdansk - Poland).

A. ORTELIUS. Theatrum Orbis Terrarum. Tabula aliquot novis vitaq(ue) auctoris illustratum. Editio ultima. (With Parergon and Nomenclator). Two engraved titlepages, portrait and 156 doublepage maps. Antwerp, J.B. Vrients, 1603. Folio, (binding 49 x 33 cm).

Contemporary black morocco over wooden boards, richly gilt stamped, spine in seven compartments with raised bands, edges gauffered and with monogram "B S", covers richly gilt, front board with gilt heraldic supra-libros of the city of Danzig (Gdansk - Poland).

Title with old Polish ownership and stamp, original clasps removed. Overall an exceptionally well-preserved copy on firm laid paper with full margins and strong impressions. 


Koeman 31:053; Van der Krogt 3, 31:053

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