Auction 117, Lot 640

"Ducatus Mediolanensis, Finitimarumq, Regionu Descriptio", Ortelius, Abraham

Subject: Italy

Period: 1579 (published)

Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum

Color: Hand Color

18.5 x 14 inches
47 x 35.6 cm

Handsome map of Northern Italy with north oriented to the right. The map is based on the cartography of Johannes Septala and is filled with detail and embellished with an ornate title cartouche, a sea monster and a sailing ship.

References: Van den Broecke #125.

Condition: A

Estimate: $800 - $900

Sold for: $500

Closed on 12/6/2006