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Abraham Ortelius / Giovanni Battista Vrients:  India Orient.

Maps of Southeast Asia

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Title: India Orient.

Map Maker: Abraham Ortelius /  Giovanni Battista Vrients

Place / Date: Antwerp / 1590 ca

Coloring: Hand Colored

Size: 5 x 3.5 inches

Condition: VG+

Price: $475.00

Inventory ID: 53215


Nice full color example of Ortelius' miniature map of Southeast Asia, from the first edition of Ortelius Epitome published by Giovanni Battista Vrients. 

J.B. Vrients purchased the rights and plates for Ortelius' Theatrum Orbis Terrarum and Epitome at the beginning of the 17th Century and issued enlarged editions of each, adding a number of exceptional maps to each of these works. 

The Vrients editions of Ortelius' atlas are generally regarded as the most sought after by collectors.


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Maps of China
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