Abraham Ortelius,Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, Theatre of the World, Thietmarsiae Holsaticae Regionis Partis Typus,
 Germany, Heide, Elbe River, 1584, antique engraving, rare map, antique print gallery
"Thietmarsiae, Holsaticae Regionis Partis Typus" with Latin Description verso about Thietmarsia in Germany and Prussia. Shows the Elbe River in the lower left with Brunsbuttel. In the upper left is the mouth of the Eider River. On the right side is Heide.
Original copper plate engraving by Petro Boeckel for Abraham Orelius (1527-1598) and his Latin Edition of “Theatrum Orbis Terrarum” (Theatre of the World), considered the first modern atlas. Includes sea monsters, ornate cartouche, etc. Nice dark impression and wide margins. From the 1584 Latin edition published by Christopher Plantin in Antwerp.
Size of copper-plate image = 19.5cm x 30cm
Size of Conservation frame presentation with traditional Fruitwood veneer decorative marquetry (inlaid) using Ultra Violet blocking glass and Cotton mat-boards) = 56cm x 45cm
Price= AUD $685