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    [Maps]. Abraham Ortelius, cartographer (1527-1598). Copper Engraved Map of North America with Hand-Coloring Entitled, America Sive Novi Orbis Nova Descriptio. Taken from Theatre De L'Universe. [Antwerp: 1587]. Second State, with corrections. Framed (double-sided) to an overall size of approximately 18 x 24 inches. Double-leaf plate with descriptive text in French on verso. Some minor wrinkling and foxing to map. Some minor rubbing and edgewear to wooden frame. Glass pane on verso is cracked and repaired with clear tape. Very good. From the library of John Carroll Collins.




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    April, 2015
    23rd Thursday
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