The Mapping of North America 74: "One of the most important maps that appeared in the Ortelius atlas, this was the first printed map to be devoted to the Pacific ocean, the discovery of which is remembered by the depiction, with legend, of Ferdinand Magellan's ship the Victoria ... one of Ortelius' most desirable maps"; Koeman III, Ort. 25; Sabin 57697." /> ORTELIUS, Abraham. <I>Maris Pacifici, (quod vulgo Mar del Zur), cum regionibus circumiacentibus, insusisque in eodem passim sparsis, novissima descriptio,</I> Antwerp: 1589 [but 1590]. Hand-coloured engraved map, 2 galleons, Latin text on verso (some staining and light browning), 340 x 490mm. First state, with cartouche dated "1589". Burden <I>The Mapping of North America</I> 74: "One of the most important maps that appeared in the Ortelius atlas, this was the first printed map to be devoted to the Pacific ocean, the discovery of which is remembered by the depiction, with legend, of Ferdinand Magellan's ship the <I>Victoria</I> ... one of Ortelius' most desirable maps"; Koeman III, Ort. 25; Sabin 57697. | Christie's