"Helvetiae Descriptio, Aegidio Tschudo Auct.", Ortelius, Abraham
Period: 1598 (published)
Publication: Il Theatro del Mondo
Color: Hand Color
4 x 3 inches
10.2 x 7.6 cm
Miniature map of Switzerland and the surrounding region from this Italian edition of the pocket atlas. The tiny map is filled with place names each symbolized by a tiny castle and colored in red. The orientation is with south at the top. Includes a strapwork title cartouche and distance scale. On a full sheet with Italian text below map and on verso.
Slight foxing in text only and hinge tape remnants in top margin.