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Ortelius, Abraham, 1527–1598

Theatrum orbis terrarum : opus nunc denuò ab ipso auctore recognitum, multisquè locis castigatum, & quamplurimis nouis tabulis atquè commentarijs auctum.

Additional Title(s):

Theatrvm orbis terrarvm

Antuerpiae : Auctoris aeres & cura impressum absolutumq́ue apud Ant. Coppenium Diesth, MDLXXIIII [1574]
Physical Description:
1 atlas ([396] pages) : 70 maps ; 46 cm (folio)
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2023 55
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Maps & Atlas (printed)
Scales differ.
BEIN 1977 Folio 169: Libreria antiquaria di Ulrico Hoepli, Milano.
Maps printed across folded sheets, with descriptive letterpress printed on opposite sides of the sheets.
The title page is engraved.
Imprint from colophon; printer's name appears before place and date of publication.
Signatures: A⁶ B⁴, 70 unsigned double leaves, a-h⁶.
Koeman, C. Atlantes Neerlandici, Ort 12
List of geographical atlases in the Library of Congress, 379
Includes: Catalogus auctorum tabularum geographicarum ... leaves A5 verso-B1 recto; Index tabularum huius operis ... B1 verso-B3 recto; Synonymia locorum geographicorum ... leaves a1 recto-h2 verso; De Mona druidum insula, antiquitati suae restituta (cuius in Angliae descriptione meminimus) epistola nobilis et eruditi viri Humfredi Lhuyd ... h3-h5.
BAC Folio A 2023 55: The maps are hand-colored. Bound in contemporary limp vellum.
Subject Terms:
Geography -- Early works to 1800.
Karpinski, Louis Charles, 1878-1956 -- Stamp.
World atlases.
Booksellers' labels (Provenance) -- Ulrico Hoepli.
Hogenberg, Frans, approximately 1539-1590, engraver.
Diesth, Aegid. Coppenius (Aegidius Coppenius), printer.
Llwyd, Humphrey, 1527-1568. De Mona druidum insula.

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