"Thusciae Descriptio Auctore Hieronymo Bellarmato", Ortelius, Abraham
Subject: Tuscany, Italy
Period: 1598 (published)
Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum
Color: Black & White
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.
On watermarked paper with wide, original margins and all edges gilt. There are a couple of unobtrusive spots.