Auction 146, Lot 608

"Thusciae Descriptio Auctore Hieronymo Bellarmato", Ortelius, Abraham

Subject: Tuscany, Italy

Period: 1598 (published)

Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum

Color: Black & White

Size:
19.6 x 12.6 inches
49.8 x 32 cm

Splendid map of Tuscany based on the regional map of Giralomo Bellarmati. The map extends to include Rome in the lower right corner. It is richly embellished with an ornate title cartouche and a variety of ships. French text on verso.

References: Van den Broecke #130.

Condition: A

On watermarked paper with wide, original margins and all edges gilt. There are a couple of unobtrusive spots.

Estimate: $600 - $750

Sold for: $400

Closed on 9/4/2013

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