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ORTELIUS,A. - [Title page] Theatrum Orbis Terrarum.

ORTELIUS,A. -  [Title page] Theatrum Orbis Terrarum.
[Title page] Theatrum Orbis Terrarum. - ORTELIUS,A.
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Title : [Title page] Theatrum Orbis Terrarum..
Map maker : ORTELIUS,A..
Date : Antwerp c. 1571.
Size : 14.6 x 9.1 inches. / 37.0 x 23.0 cm.
Colouring : Uncoloured.

Description :A decorative title page of the first atlas ever made. Depicting the five continents then known as native goddesses. From a Dutch text edition.
On verso a poem : M.TVLLIVS CICERO.
Het Peerdt is tot voeren, ende trec=
ken geschapen : den Offche om te
ploeghen, ende den acker te bouwen : den
Hondt om te iaeghen, ende het huys te
hoeden : maer de Menfche, om met den
oogen des verstandts, de gelegentheyt
der Weerelt te befiene, ende te ouer-dencken.
Condition : Some marginal thumbling. In very good condition. In manuscript brown ink the date "1571".

ID: 23108

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