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Abraham Ortelius:  Hispalensis Conventus Delineatio [Andalusia]

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Title: Hispalensis Conventus Delineatio [Andalusia]

Map Maker: Abraham Ortelius

Place / Date: Antwerp / 1584

Coloring: Hand Colored

Size: 18 x 14 inches

Condition: VG+

Price: $595.00

Inventory ID: 47766


Description:

Gorgeous map of Andalusia, extending from Las Sierras de Ronda to Corduba and Sierra Morena to El Cerro and Aroche to Castromarin and Lepe, centered on Sevilla, with the Bay of Cadiz at the lower center.

Three cartouches and a naval battle are shown, along with 4 or 5 sea monsters.  From Ortelius' Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, the first modern atlas.


References: Van den Broecke, 28.


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