Lot 22 (Books and Maps, 26th September 2017)


Ortelius, Abraham: Atlas (Theatrum Orbis Terrarum)? No title page, Lacking all before the Dedication page to Mr. Richard Gargrave. N.d. c1603. With 100 maps, numbered 1-100 Plus the Celestial Globe; Bound with: An Addition of certine maps unto this, epitome of the Theatre of Abraham Ortelius. With 12 out of 13 numbered maps (lacking number 8); In all 113 maps including the Celestial Globe. Cont. full leather, later spine; armorial bookplate of 'George Kenyon of Peel' to front pastedown; small, worm hole up to map 5; first few pages with edges little frayed; light damp stain to first 10 maps.

Sold for £3,100

Condition report
Not complete - see description.
100 maps.
No list and too many to write out.
First map is The Celestial Globe.