Auction 115, Lot 585

"Thusciae Descriptio Auctore Hieronymo Bellarmato", Ortelius, Abraham

Subject: Italy

Period: 1579 (published)

Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.3 x 12.5 inches
49 x 31.8 cm

Splendid map of Tuscany is based on the regional map of Giralomo Bellarmati. The map extends to include Rome in the lower right corner. It is richly embellished with an ornate title cartouche and a variety of ships. Latin text on verso.

References: Van den Broecke #130.

Condition: B

Couple of unobtrusive brown ink manuscript notations, else very good.

Estimate: $600 - $700

Sold for: $450

Closed on 6/21/2006

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