Map Typvs orbis terrarvm. Typus orbis terrarum

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Title
Typvs orbis terrarvm.
Other Title
Typus orbis terrarum
Contributor Names
Ortelius, Abraham, 1527-1598, cartographer.
Created / Published
[Italy?] : [Publisher not indicated], [1579 or later]
Subject Headings
-  Earth (Planet)
Genre
World maps
Early maps
Notes
-  Oval map within illustrated border, showing clouds.
-  Includes illustrations.
-  Appears to be an etched, probably unauthorized copy of an edition Ortelius's map, possibly made in Italy. This map copies the re-engraved clouds in lower left corner, which, according to Shirley, dates the map to 1579 or later. The word "occidens" on the left edge of the map reads bottom to top rather than top to bottom as in the original. On laid paper with a watermark of a bunch of grapes.
-  LC copy trimmed, with narrow right and bottom margins. Left margin also cut away in lower corner.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Medium
1 map ; 25 x 49 cm, on sheet 39 x 53
Call Number/Physical Location
G3200 1584 .O72
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3200.ct007009
Library of Congress Control Number
2017585796
Language
Latin
Online Format
image
Description
Oval map within illustrated border, showing clouds. Includes illustrations. Appears to be an etched, probably unauthorized copy of an edition Ortelius's map, possibly made in Italy. This map copies the re-engraved clouds in lower left corner, which, according to Shirley, dates the map to 1579 or later. The word "occidens" on the left edge of the map reads bottom to top rather than top to bottom as in the original. On laid paper with a watermark of a bunch of grapes. LC copy trimmed, with narrow right and bottom margins. Left margin also cut away in lower corner. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2017585796
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Ortelius, Abraham, Cartographer. Typvs Orbis Terrarvm. [Italy?: Publisher not indicated, or later, 1579] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/2017585796/.

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Ortelius, A. (1579) Typvs Orbis Terrarvm. [Italy?: Publisher not indicated, or later] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2017585796/.

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Ortelius, Abraham, Cartographer. Typvs Orbis Terrarvm. [Italy?: Publisher not indicated, or later, 1579] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2017585796/>.

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