Abraham Ortelius, maker of the Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, is regarded as one of the most prominent geographers of the sixteenth century. Before the publication. Ortelius’s Theatrum Orbis Terrarum (or “Theater of the World”) is widely Abraham Ortelius is perhaps the best known and most frequently collected of all. Abraham Ortelius is perhaps the best known and most frequently collected of he devoted himself to the compilation his Theatrum Orbis Terrarum (Theatre of.
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Box mislabeled “”, which will be corrected by the binder. Vrients added new maps and published the atlas until his death in See more statistics about this item. The First Modern Atlas of the World  preliminary text leaves including engraved title53 hand-colored double-page engraved maps, all mounted on original guards. Vrients’s widow then sold the plates to the Moretus brothers, who were the successors of Christoffel Plantin.
This rapid success prompted the Ortelius Theatrum constantly continued to expand and improve. Abraham Ortelius is perhaps the best known and most frequently collected of all sixteenth-century mapmakers. He provided orteliux maps in addition to a descriptive comment and referrals on the reverse.
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Ortelius’ Theatrum Orbis Terrarum Gielis Coppens van Diest, InOrtelius published seventeen supplementary maps under the title of Additamentum Theatri Orbis Terrarum. Ortelius was well aware of this disadvantage and on verso of his Low Countries map he provides a lengthy list of place names in as many as six different languages to prevent confusion. By the time of his death ina total of 25 editions were published including editions in Latin, Italian, German, French, and Dutch.
The research presented here tries to demonstrate that these texts contain many innovations in 16th century historical cartography. The atlas contained virtually no maps from the hand of Ortelius, but 53 bundled maps of other masters, with the source as indicated.
The paper is printed on heavy, handmade-like paper. Theatrum Orbis Terrarum Latin: May Learn how and when to remove this template message. Expertly repaired clean tears to map 7 and map Also for the Africa map he referred to Gastaldi.
Similar items in AbeMaps Source. The translations are well intended efforts to represent texts of the source language in the target language, but there are impediments: Wikimedia Commons has media related to Atlas Ortelius The only extant copy of this great map is in the library of the University of Basle.
A handsome copy overall.
The moneyed middle class, which had much interest in knowledge and science, turned out to be very much interested in the convenient size and the pooling of knowledge. Recent research has unearthed examples of the atlas with ortdlius dated to Sell Us a Map. Ortelius was the artist of all of the maps; he drew them by hand, and those drawings were thearrum into prints by his engravers Frans Hogenberg, Ambrosius Arsenius, and Ferdinand Arsenius.
This is one of the very earliest obtainable editions of the Theatrum orbix, following the first edition by less than one year. This is the world map from this atlas.
Log-in to see for how much this sold. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Additional shipping fee applies: Abraham Ortelius is perhaps the best known and most frequently collected of all sixteenth-century mapmakers.
Spanish Edition, with Portrait of Pope Clement on verso. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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Koeman’s scholarly thesis on the history of the atlas and Ortelius’ life in English there is also a French ed. InOrtelius published seventeen supplementary maps under the title of Additamentum Theatri Orbis Terrarum. Thinking about buying later on? In the bibliography, the section Catalogue Auctorum, not only were the 33 cartographers mentioned, whose work in the Theatrum was recorded at that time not yet the habitbut also the total of 87 cartographers of the 16th century that Ortelius knew.
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They started with an allegorical title page, on which the five known continents, were presented by allegorical women, with Europe as the Queen. Archived from the original PDF on His early career was as a business man, and most of his journeys before were for commercial purposes. In he entered the Antwerp guild of St Luke as afsetter van Karten. Ortelius also published a map of Egypt ina plan of Brittenburg Castle on the coast of the Netherlands, and a map of Asia, prior to Among the sources are mentioned among other things the following: It is accompanied by Dr.