Detail View: LUNA: Folger Digital Image Collection: Theatrum orbis terrarum Abrahami OrtelI Antuerp.

Digital Image File Name: 
Source Call Number: 
STC 18855
Source Creator: 
Ortelius, Abraham, 1527-1598.
Image Title: 
Map of Portugal from Abraham Ortelius. Theatrum orbis terrarum. London, 1606 (i.e. 1608?).
Source Title: 
Theatrum orbis terrarum Abrahami OrtelI Antuerp.
Source Created or Published: 
1606 [i.e. 1608?]
Physical Description: 
plate 17
Digital Image Type: 
FSL collection
Creator (Hamnet): 
Ortelius, Abraham, 1527-1598.
Uniform Title (Hamnet): 
Theatrum orbis terrarum. English
Title (Hamnet): 
Theatrum orbis terrarum Abrahami OrtelI Antuerp. geographi regii. = The theatre of the vvhole world: set forth by that excellent geographer Abraham Ortelius.
Place of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet): 
London :
Publisher (Hamnet): 
Printed by [the Officina Plantiniana and Eliot's Court Press for] Iohn Norton [and John Bill], printer to the Kings most excellent Maiestie in Hebrew, Greeke, and Latine,
Date of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet): 
1606 [i.e. 1608?]
Physical Description (Hamnet): 
[6] p., 25, 25[par.-3par.], 26-42, 46-55, 55[par.-3par.] 56-115 plates; [4] p., ix plates, [2] p., plate "x", [2] p., plate "xj xij", [4] p., xiij-xiiij plates, plate "xv. xvj", [2] p., xvij-xxxiiij plates, [2] p., xxxv-xl, [2] plates, [2] p., [3] plates, [8] p. : port., maps ; 2⁰.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Geography -- Early works to 1800.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Bedwell, William, ca. 1561-1632, attributed name.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
W. B.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Phillipps, Thomas, Sir, 1792-1872, former owner.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Translated by W.B. (i.e. William Bedwell?), whose initials appear on the third leaf recto.
Notes (Hamnet): 
The title page is engraved.
Notes (Hamnet): 
The plate numbers appear to be hand-stamped in the catalogued copy.
Notes (Hamnet): 
"Parergon, siue veteris geographiæ aliquot tabulæ" has separate title page.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Includes index.
Notes (Hamnet): 
The maps were printed in Antwerp by the Officina Plantiniana; each is folded and has letterpress text on the back.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Identification of printers supplied and actual publication date conjectured by STC; Bill's name from colophon.
Citations (Hamnet): 
STC (2nd ed.), 18855
Citations (Hamnet): 
ESTC (RLIN) S122301
Folger Holdings Notes (Hamnet): 
203117. Early 17th-century calf binding in two tones forming a circular T in O emblem. Hand-colored. Map no. 5, America, bound at end before colophon leaf; maps v,vi transposed. Provenance: Sir Thomas Phillipps copy
Call Number (Hamnet): 
STC 18855