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Auction 176, Lot 530

"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
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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.

Condition: B+

A bright sheet with light printer's ink residue, some show-through of text on verso, and marginal soiling.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $220

Closed on 2/12/2020