IAMA NVVA Antique Maps

Leen Helmink
ILAB IMCOS

Far East by Abraham Ortelius



MAKER Abraham Ortelius
TITLE Indiae Orientalis Insularum Que Adiecientium Typus
PLACE ISSUED Antwerp
PUBLISHED 1570
SIZE 35.5 x 50.5 cms
AREA SHOWN Far East
TECHNIQUE Copperplate engraving
COLOURING original colour
CONDITION mint
PRICE 3750
DESCRIPTION One of the most splendid maps of Ortelius, this map has everything that makes sixteenth century maps so attractive. Lovely mermaids, gruesome sea monsters and shipwrecks included. The Portuguese coat of arms is shown prominently in the upper left. Collector's item.