"Veronae Urbis Territorium, a Bernardo Brognolo Descriptum", Ortelius, Abraham
Subject: Northern Italy
Period: 1579 (dated)
Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum
Color: Hand Color
18.4 x 12.8 inches
46.7 x 32.5 cm
Handsome and beautifully composed map of the vicinity of Verona, from Mantua to Trento, with Lake Garda shown prominently. The map is based on the cartography of Bernardino Brugnoli. A large, exotic title cartouche fills the upper left corner. French text on verso, published in 1581.
References: Van den Broecke #120.
A bright sheet with light printer's ink residue, some show-through of text on verso, and marginal soiling.