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Abraham Ortelius "Typus Orbis Terrarum" circa 1587

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Abraham Ortelius "Typus Orbis Terrarum" circa 1587
Abraham Ortelius (1527-1598) hand-colored copperplate engraving map of the world "Typus Orbis Terrarum" circa 1587. Sheet measures 17 1/4" x 22" Mat measures 19 1/2" x 24 1/4" (Viewing from reverse) There is a pin sized hole in the upper left of the map. There has been some minor repair to the fold line. The bottom middle shows repair of a bookworm hole. 1/2" to 3/4" distance from plate impression to outside edge has been re-built professionally extending margins approximately 3/4" on both vertical edges. Both lower corners have been re-built.

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