Chinae

Abraham Ortelius

Publication Date: 1606
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Engraving with original hand-color. English text on verso. Sheet size: 17 3/4 x 22 1/2". Frame size: 29 1/4 x 34". Inventory#: p1926pfat. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Chinae
Publication Date: 1606
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Book Condition: Very Good

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ORTELIUS, Abraham.
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Book Description 1608. Antwerp, 1608-12, Italian text edition. Original colour. 370 x 470mm. Laid on canvas to reinforce verdigris weaknesses. The most decorative map of China. Oriented with north to the right, there are cartouches for the title, scale and privilege; on the map are elephants, Tartar tents and land-yachts. Japan has an extra landmass to the east, with its further reaches hidden by the scale cartouche. The Philippines appear, but with little accuracy or detail; they were not even named until the second state (c.1588). WALTER: 11f, illus; VAN DEN BROECKE: 164, state 3 of 3, with the Philippines named and some extra strengthening of the engraving. Seller Inventory # 15820

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ORTELIUS, Abraham].
Published by Antwerp C. Plantin (1584)
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Book Description Antwerp C. Plantin, 1584. Hand-coloured double-page engraved map, Latin text on verso. Dimensions: 400 × 545 mm. (15.75 × 21.5 inches). The first state of the first European printed map of China and one of the most decorative - a beautiful example. Oriented with north to the right, there are cartouches for the title, scale and privilege; on the map are elephants, Tartar tents and land-yachts. Japan has an extra landmass to the east, with its further reaches hidden by the scale cartouche. The Philippines appear, but with little accuracy or detail; they were not even named until the second state (c.1588). Seller Inventory # 86777

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Abraham Ortelius
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Book Description London, 1584. N/A. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: N/A. Engraving with original hand-color. English text on verso. Sheet size: 17 3/4 x 22 1/2". Frame size: 29 1/4 x 34". Inventory#: p1926pfat. Seller Inventory # 1756

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