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Auction 113, Lot 595

"Thusciae Descriptio Auctore Hieronymo Bellarmato", Ortelius, Abraham

Subject: Italy

Period: 1579 (published)

Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum

Color: Hand Color

19.3 x 12.5 inches
49 x 31.8 cm
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Splendid map of Tuscany based on the regional map of Giralomo Bellarmati. The map extends to include Rome at the lower right corner. It is richly embellished with an ornate title cartouche and a variety of sailing vessels. Latin text on verso.

References: Van den Broecke #130.

Condition: A

Damp stains and soil in blank margins.

Estimate: $800 - $900

Sold for: $500

Closed on 12/7/2005