image of antique map
Mobile version mobile version

Log-in to see for how much this sold.

Forgot your password or username?

The auction result or estimated value is freely available to our registered users!
Not registered yet !
Register your free account today.
No credit card needed.

Similar items for Sale

Missed this item? Never miss another item again!

H!BCoR*** help

 Add to my gallery  
Like this item?
Thinking about buying later on?
Or just create a virtual collection !
With Wishlist you can collect all
Your Favorite maps in one place
by simply pressing a button!
[ Read More ]
 Similar items for Sale
 Similar items in AbeMaps Source

Click here to AD this item to your Wish List [ More +]

  Find us on Facebook

PORRO,G./ MAGINI,G. - Universi Orbis Descriptio.

PORRO,G./ MAGINI,G. - Universi Orbis Descriptio.
Universi Orbis Descriptio. - PORRO,G./ MAGINI,G.
Click image to zoom old map image in.

Title : Universi Orbis Descriptio..
Map maker : PORRO,G./ MAGINI,G..
Date : Cologne 1597.
Size : 5.1 x 7.0 inches. / 13.0 x 17.8 cm.
Colouring : Coloured.

Description :Modern world map from Magini's atlas following the oval projection popularised by Ortelius.
Porro has astutely reduced Ortelius' much larger map to octavo page size with very little loss in legibility.
Six wind heads are arranged around the outside border. Large landmasses above the north of the American and Asian continents called Terra Incognita.
The early edition with the name Terra Incognita.
The map comes from a scarce pirate edition published by Petrus Keschedt in Cologne one year after the publication of Magini's original work. Ortelius informed Magini in November 1597 about this and the publication was stopped till 1608 when a new edition was issued by Keschedt.
Shirley, World 195.
Condition : Slight offsetting from the text of the previous page. Marginal water stain in the upper right corner. Else good condition.

ID: 22987

The item is no longer available for sale.
Click here to see for how much the item sold or the estimated value.

Missed this item? Never miss another item again!

Click here to inquire about this item.

See a list of similar items you might be interested in :

Mappemonde ou globe terestre
Rouen, 1787
$ 2,750
Approx. Euro 2,365  

I tre diogene. Papagallo No. 43. Anno V.
Bologne, 1877
$ 750
Approx. Euro 645  

Planiglobii Terrestris - Mappe-Monde...
Nuremberg, 1746
$ 2,000
Approx. Euro 1,720  

Wish List / Virtual map collection  
Found a nice map? But this map has been sold or thinking about buying later on?
With Wishlist you can collect all Your Favorite maps in one place by simply pressing a button!
Click here to AD this item to your Wish List
Note : This does not replace the BidPage during Auction.
By default we contact you when similar category items come available in future auctions!

Similar items available for immediate sale you might be intered in.

AbeMaps Archive
Browse our Archive index of 20,000+ antique maps, prints, Medieval manuscripts. The auction results are available for registered users.
Register now if you haven't done before. It is free of charge !

I have a similar map and would like to sell it.
Paulus Swaen Old Maps, Inc, is buying and selling for the last 36 years fine and rare maps. We are buying for stock or are taking quality consignments for our quarterly internet auctions since 18 years and we are the olderst internet based map auction.
Please email or send us a picture of your map and your asking price.
We need to receive an image first and can not make offers from verbal descriptions received by phone.

I would like to be notified if the item I am looking for comes up for auction.
I'm interested in this map: but it has been sold or you want to be notified when a similar map comes up for auction. Please Ad this map to my WishList and we will notify you when another example or similar map comes available

Never miss another item and Register now.
It's free; and you Save time ordering, Track your package; are able to bid in our auctions, you get free access to AbeMaps Archive with more than 20.000 auction results, and more.

You may also look at our stock list of similar items, which are available for immediate sale.