"Ducatus Mediolanensis, Finitimarumq Regionu Descriptio, Auctore Ioanne Georgio Septala Mediolanense ", Ortelius, Abraham
Subject: Northern Italy
Period: 1592 (published)
Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum
Color: Hand Color
18.9 x 14.1 inches
48 x 35.8 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. Latin text on verso.
References: Van den Broecke #125.
A dark impression with old color on paper with Ortelius' common crossed arrows watermark. There are a couple of short creases near the center of the image and a centerfold separation at bottom that has been archivally repaired.