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Ortelius, Abraham Argonautica.
Antwerp, Balthasar Moretus 1624 [34,4 x 49,3 cm]
Original copper engraving, published 1624 in the famous historical Atlas ‘Parergon’ (Latin text-edition) by Abraham Ortelius. Finely hand-colored in wash and outline. In the top centre we find a decorative title cartouche ornated with animals, in the lower left corner a text cartouche. The map shows three insets, one in the upper right corner (map of Europe),