Abraham Ortelius, maker of the Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, is regarded as one of the most prominent geographers of the sixteenth century. Before the publication. Ortelius’s Theatrum Orbis Terrarum (or “Theater of the World”) is widely Abraham Ortelius is perhaps the best known and most frequently collected of all. Abraham Ortelius is perhaps the best known and most frequently collected of he devoted himself to the compilation his Theatrum Orbis Terrarum (Theatre of.

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Log-in to orbbis for how much this sold. This is the complete, original-size facsimile atlas of the hand-colored Latin edition of Ortelius’s Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, held at the University Library of Leiden. It is accompanied by Dr.

Koeman’s scholarly thesis on the history of the atlas and Ortelius’ life in English there is also a French ed. Gilt stamped red cloth, both book and atlas, with atlas abrahxm leather-like spine. Atlas with photographic lithographs of maps, all in color.


Pages are joined into the atlas with binder stubs so they lay flat when opened. The paper is printed on heavy, handmade-like paper. A beautiful book, and a great addition to any antique book and map library!

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