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    Abraham Ortelius. Map from Theatrum Orbis Terrarum ca. 1570 [dated 1558]. Copper-engraved map, Wirtenbergensis Ducatus Vera Descriptio, Tubingae Edita, with full color by hand. Engraved by Franciscus Hogenberg.

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    This is the first map by Ortelius showing the duchy of W├╝rttemberg, only published from 1570 to 1581. This example, with engraved title-cartouche in the upper margin, is 9.25 x 12.25 inches with narrow margins (9.75 x 12.75 inches overall). Mounted on board, water staining, chipping at the edges, thus, good.

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    October, 2010
    14th-16th Thursday-Saturday
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