Abraham Ortelius, Theatrum Orbis Terrarum. Antwerp: Christopher Plantin, 1579. In Special Collections, Occidental College Library. Early hand coloring. The images magnify on-screen. Please acknowledge that images are courtesy of Occidental College Library, Los Angeles, CA. 90041. For permission to publish an image, write to Special Collections.
Portrait of Abraham
Title Page of Continents Personified
Five Maps Often Displayed as a Set of Wall Maps
Only 2 City Plans (to compare with John Speed's city plans, also on Prof.
Insert of Salzburg on lower right of map of jurisdiction of Salzburg
Insert of Crema on upper right of map of fields of Cremona
Russia, Muscovia, and Tartaria (a pictorial map)
The Holy Land (has some antiquarian details)
Antiquarian Maps in Parergon (first edition 1579)
Travels of Paul
Also see website on Abraham Ortelius by Dr. Marcel van den Broecke and Dr. Deborah van den Broecke-GŁnzburger.
The above images are discussed by Professor Horowitz in
"Mapping and Telling Tales for Elite and Popular Delight: Abraham Ortelius (1570) and John Speed (1611),"
UCLA Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Nov. 30, 2011, 12
p.m. Royce 306.