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ORTELIUS, Abraham (1527-1598). [WORLD AND CONTINENTS] -- Typus Orbis Terrarum. [Antwerp: 1573]. Hand-coloured engraved map of the world on an oval projection (331 x 490mm). Title set in central stapwork cartouche, seas decorated with sea monsters and galleons. (Wear along centrefold, light browning.) Window mount.
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ORTELIUS, Abraham (1527-1598). [WORLD AND CONTINENTS] -- Typus Orbis Terrarum. [Antwerp: 1573]. Hand-coloured engraved map of the world on an oval projection (331 x 490mm). Title set in central stapwork cartouche, seas decorated with sea monsters and galleons. (Wear along centrefold, light browning.) Window mount.

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ORTELIUS, Abraham (1527-1598). [WORLD AND CONTINENTS] -- Typus Orbis Terrarum. [Antwerp: 1573]. Hand-coloured engraved map of the world on an oval projection (331 x 490mm). Title set in central stapwork cartouche, seas decorated with sea monsters and galleons. (Wear along centrefold, light browning.) Window mount.

Together with a set of Continent maps, Europae; Africae Tabula Nova; Asiae Nova Descriptio; Americae sive Novi Orbis, Nova Descriptio. [Antwerp: 1570-1592]. 4 hand-coloured engraved maps of Europe, Africa, Asia and America, (each approx. 330 x 456mm). Titles set in decorative cartouches, scale bar and compass roses, seas decorated with galleons. (Some light wear along centrefolds, spotting.) Window mounts.

A DECORATIVE SET OF WORLD AND CONTINENT MAPS. In both the World and western hemisphere maps, South America is in the pre-1587 state showing the bulge in the western coast of South America. (5)
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