Auction 116, Lot 642

"Senensis Ditionis, Accurata Descrip. [on sheet with] Corsica [and] Marcha Anconae, olim Picenum", Ortelius, Abraham

Subject: Italy

Period: 1579 (published)

Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum

Color: Hand Color

19.2 x 12.8 inches
48.8 x 32.5 cm

Folio sheet with three separate maps. At left is a map of part of the Tuscan region in Italy with Sienna near the top. At top right is the island of Corsica, and below that is the Ancona region along the coast of the Adriatic. Each map is adorned with decorative cartouches. Latin text on verso.

References: Van den Broecke #137.

Condition: A

Light foxing in blank margins.

Estimate: $450 - $550

Sold for: $250

Closed on 9/20/2006