"Natoliae, quae Olim Asia Minor, Nova Descriptio", Ortelius, Abraham
Subject: Turkey & Cyprus
Period: 1580 (published)
Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum
Color: Hand Color
8.9 x 12.6 inches
22.6 x 32 cm
This finely engraved map of Turkey is oriented with north to the left. The map is based on the cartography of Gastaldi/Forlani (1564). It provides excellent detail and includes Crete, Rhodes and Cyprus. This is the left side of a folio sheet with German text on verso.
References: Van den Broecke #174a.
Excellent impression and color with marginal soiling.