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Auction 164, Lot 593

"Ducatus Mediolanensis, Finitimarumq Regionu Descriptio, Auctore Ioanne Georgio Septala Mediolanense", Ortelius, Abraham

Subject: Northern Italy

Period: 1598 (published)

Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19 x 14.3 inches
48.3 x 36.3 cm
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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. French text on verso.

References: Van den Broecke #125.

Condition: A

A sharp impression with minor toning along the edges of the sheet. Old manuscript page number in bottom blank margin.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $250

Closed on 9/13/2017

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