18 Graeciae Universae ..Neoterica descriptio. A. Ortelius 174


Description: 1579 Graeciae Universae Secundum Hodiernum Situm Neoterica descriptio. Abraham Ortelius

Date: 1579 (published) Antwerp

Dimensions: 14 x 20 inches (35.56 x 50.8 cm)

This is a map of Greece by Abraham Ortelius which is based upon Giacomo Gastaldi’s earlier rendition. It is richly detailed and shows many physical features of the region, including islands, rivers, forests, mountains, lakes, and islands.

This map has attractive, modern coloring and is embellished by a sailing ship and includes a decorative cartouche in the lower, left hand corner.

Condition: This map is in B+ condition. It has a number of edge separations which have been repaired on the verso.
Technique: $ 850.00
  • Number: 1740465
  • Dealer: Speculum Orbis Nauticum

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