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Abraham Ortelius:  Cypri Insulae Nova Descript 1573

Maps of the Mediterranean


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Title: Cypri Insulae Nova Descript 1573

Map Maker: Abraham Ortelius

Place / Date: Antwerp / 1584

Coloring: Hand Colored

Size: 19.5 x 14 inches

Condition: VG+

Price: $1,600.00

Inventory ID: 47946


Description:

Decorative example of this important early map of Cyprus from Ortelius' Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, the first modern atlas of the world.

Large inset of Lemnos.  Two cartouches, sea monster and 3 ships at sea. 


References: Van den Broeke 149.


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