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A. Ortelius Israel Judea Samaria Galilee copper engraving 1595
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A. Ortelius Israel Judea Samaria Galilee copper engraving 1595

Copper engraving map by Abraham Ortelius from his well known atlas 'Theatrum Orbis Terrarum': A map illustrating the historical area of Israel - 'Typus Chorographicus...' - fine coloured and in good preservation. Published in Antwerp, 1595.

SIZE: about w 50,7 cm x h 38,5 cm

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Copper engraving map by Abraham Ortelius from his well known atlas 'Theatrum Orbis Terrarum': A map illustrating the historical area of Israel - 'Typus Chorographicus...' - fine coloured and in good preservation. Published in Antwerp, 1595.

TITLE:
'Typus Chorographicus, Celebrium Locorum in Regno Iudae et Israhel.'

CARTOGRAPHER:
Abraham Ortelius (1527 - 1598)
Ortelius was a Belgian geographer, cartographer and archeologist.

DESCRIPTION:
Aesthetically coloured copper engraving map by Abraham Ortelius from a Latin edition of his atlas 'Theatrum Orbis Terrarum', published in 1595. The copper engraving shows the Eastern Mediterranian Sea with Palestine. In detail the historical areas of Judea, Samaria and Galilee with their adjacent areas are illustrated. Visually realized are important cities, rivers and cordilleras as well as the Dead Sea, the Sea of Galilee and Lake Hula. A very beautiful decoration are the two cartouches, which make this map to an extraordinary collector's item.

SIZE:
Leaf app.: about w 50,7 cm x h 38,5 cm
Map app.: about w 45,7 cm x h 35,2 cm

CONDITION:
- in good preservation
- strong paper and print
- age-appropriate browning and partly stained
- in middlefolding stronger stains with wrinkles
- some small marginal damages
- small crack in the middlefolding
- sporadic underlines with brown ink
- small hole in the right part

A. Ortelius Israel Judea Samaria Galilee copper engraving 1595 A. Ortelius Israel Judea Samaria Galilee copper engraving 1595 A. Ortelius Israel Judea Samaria Galilee copper engraving 1595 A. Ortelius Israel Judea Samaria Galilee copper engraving 1595 A. Ortelius Israel Judea Samaria Galilee copper engraving 1595 A. Ortelius Israel Judea Samaria Galilee copper engraving 1595 A. Ortelius Israel Judea Samaria Galilee copper engraving 1595
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