"Siciliae descriptio", Ortelius/Galle
Subject: Italy, Sicily
Period: 1598 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
4.3 x 3 inches
10.9 x 7.6 cm
This great little miniature map shows rivers, lakes, and many towns on the island of Sicily. The stipple sea is adorned with a sailing ship, a galley, a sea monster, and an erupting volcano. Latin text on verso.
Minor toning at paper edges with remnants of hinges on verso.