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    [Abraham Ortelius]. Americae Sive Novi Orbis, Nova Descriptio. [Antwerp]: [1573]. First edition, second state with "Las Açores" correcting "Canarie insule" in top right corner. Engraved hand-colored map. Single sheet, two pages (22.25 x 17.25 inches; 567 x 437 mm. Latin text on right side of verso. Repairs to centerfold, remnants of archival tape to top of verso, likely where previously hinged. Lightly and attractively toned, some staining in margins. Fine.
    Van Den Broecke 10; Schwartz & Ehrenberg p. 69.


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    March, 2020
    4th Wednesday
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