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Abraham Ortelius: A Resource Guide

Ortelius Collection Items

The Library of Congress holds numerous editions of the Theatrvm orbis Terrarvm. This guide offers links to resources pertaining to Abraham Ortelius that are held in the Library of Congress. These resources include links to catalogued records for the Theatrvm orbis Terrarvm and other books written by Abraham Ortelius, selected reference sources, selected digitized images of his published works and external links.

Digitized Atlases

Cataloged Atlases by Abraham Ortelius

A search of the Library of Congress Online Catalog shows that there are a total of 55 original atlases held in the Geography and Map Division that were published by Abraham Ortelius and a total of 6 facsimiles of the Theatrvm orbis terrarvm. The link below provides a custom search of the catalog for atlases that were published by Abraham Ortelius: 

The following titles link to fuller bibliographic information in the Library of Congress Online Catalog. Links to additional online content are included when available.