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Old, antique map of Asia by A. Ortelius

Item number:17892
Category:Antique maps > asia > asia - continent
Price: 800 Euro ($896 / £712)
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Asiae Nova Descriptio - Ortelius A, 1579.

Old map of Asia by A. Ortelius.

Date of the first edition: 1570
Date of this map: 1579

Copper engraving, printed on paper.
Size (not including margins): 38 x 50.5cm (14.7 x 19.6 inches)
Verso text: Latin
Condition: Contemporary coloured, light age-toned.
Condition Rating: A
References: Van der Krogt 3, 8000:31B; Van den Broecke, 7; Yeo (Asia), #5; Clancy, p.25 Map 1.12..

From: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum. Antwerp, Chr. Plantin, 1579. (Van der Krogt 3, 31:021A (First printing of two)) First Plantin edition.

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