Auction 146, Lot 594

"Patavini Territorii Corographia, Iac. Castaldo Auct. [on sheet with] Apuliae quae olim Iapygia, Nova Corographia", Ortelius, Abraham

Subject: Northeastern & Southern Italy

Period: 1598 (published)

Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum

Color: Black & White

Size:
18.6 x 12.2 inches
47.2 x 31 cm

Two fine maps on a full folio sheet; the region centered on Venice, Padova and Vicenza in one map and Puglia and Calabria in the other. Both maps were based on the cartography of Jacobo Gastaldi. Embellished with strapwork cartouches, coat of arms, sailing ship and sea monster. French text on verso.

References: Van den Broecke #121.

Condition: A

Watermarked paper with wide, original margins, all edges gilt, and minor offsetting.

Estimate: $240 - $350

Sold for: $180

Closed on 9/4/2013

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