"Africae Tabula Nova", Ortelius/Marchetti
Period: 1598 (published)
Publication: Il Theatro del Mondo
Color: Black & White
4.3 x 3.3 inches
10.9 x 8.4 cm
Fine miniature map from this plagiarized Italian version of Ortelius' pocket atlas. The map is derived from Ortelius' folio map of Africa and is embellished with ships and a sea monster. Italian text below and on verso. Published by Pietro Marchetti.
References: King (2 ed.) pp. 78-79; Betz #39.
Light soil in margins.