"Patavini Territorii Corographia, Iac. Castaldo Auct. [on sheet with] Apuliae quae olim Iapygia, Nova Corographia", Ortelius, Abraham
Subject: Northeastern & Southern Italy
Period: 1598 (published)
Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum
Color: Hand Color
19.3 x 12.3 inches
49 x 31.2 cm
Two fine maps on a full folio sheet; the region centered on Venice, Padova and Vicenza in one map and Puglia and Calabria in the other. Both maps were based on the cartography of Jacobo Gastaldi. Embellished with strapwork cartouches, coat of arms, sailing ship and sea monster. French text on verso.
References: Van den Broecke #121.
A sharp impression on a clean sheet bearing the horn watermark commonly found on Ortelius maps. There is very light toning along the centerfold and a manuscript page number below the neatline.