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Africa, Continent; Ortelius - Africae Tabula Nova - 1570

Lot reference 30806259
Africa, Continent; Ortelius - Africae Tabula Nova - 1570

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Location: Belgium
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Original Colours

Object: Map (More lots)
Country (current geographical location): Africa
Geographical specification: Continent
Map maker/ publisher: Ortelius
Map/ Book title: Africae Tabula Nova
Period: 1570
Condition: Poor
Technique: Copper engraving
Additional Information: Original Colours
Size of the largest image: 375×497 mm

Old color example of Ortelius' map of Africa, from Ortelius' Theatrum Orbis Terrarum , the first modern atlas. The map was the first widely disseminated modernized map of Africa in the latter part of the 16th Century.

Condition: Map is laid down on a carton board. It's only glued on the four edges and on the left margin. A professional restorer can easily remove the map from the carton board. However, the map can be displayed as is. Furthermore there are three areas where there are some small pieces of paper missing. They appear white on the photos. 1) Whale on the left, 2) lowest part of the main cartouche 3) Left of the smoke from the 3 ships (check the photos)

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  • LIVRAISON rapide
    bonnes relations commerciales
    le tableau est conforme à ce que je souhaitais
    à renouveler

    user-383bb3a January 21, 2019

  • Love the painting thank you very much ????

    Gordonwilson January 7, 2019

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    Reçu avec un peu de retard. Mais, à part cela, parfait.
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    LOUFEL17 January 4, 2019


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