Lot 3607 - A200 Old Master Prints - Friday, 01. April 2022, 10.00 AM
(1527 Antwerp 1598)
World Map and Four Continents: 1 1. Typus Orbis Terrarum; 2. Europae; 3. Asiae Nova Descriptio; 4. Africae Tabula Nova; 5. Americae Sive Novi Orbis Nova Descripto. 1587. From the Latin text edition of the 'Theatrum Orbis Terrarum' from 1592.
Hand-coloured engraved maps. Each with the Latin text on verso.
The World map (No.1) and the map of the Americas (No.5) each signed and dated in the plate lower right: Ab. Ortelius describ. cum privilego decennati 1587.
Various sizes: from 36 x 49 cm. Framed as counterparts in identical frames.
All maps with the full margins. The maps all with uniform more pronounced browning, the vertical central fold party backed. Scattered small areas of retouching and a few repaired holes. Some traces of wear. The colours strong and overall in good condition.
With Galerie Bauer, Hannover.
CHF 6 000 / 8 000 | (€ 6 190 / 8 250)
Sold for CHF 8 125 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.