Auction 114, Lot 505

"Veronae Urbis Territorium", Ortelius, Abraham

Subject: Italy

Period: 1579 (published)

Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum

Color: Hand Color

18.4 x 13 inches
46.7 x 33 cm

Handsome and beautifully composed map of the vicinity of Verona based on the cartography of Bernardino Brugnoli. Large exotic title cartouche fills the upper left corner. Latin text on verso.

References: Van den Broecke #120.

Condition: A

Some soil in margins.

Estimate: $600 - $700

Sold for: $600

Closed on 3/1/2006