Insularum Aliquot Maris Mediterranei Descriptio

Insularum Aliquot Maris Mediterranei Descriptio

Abraham Ortelius

Conatibus Geographicis Abrah Ortelii, 1572


18.75 x 14 inches. Italy. Hand-colored engraving, extracted from Theatrum Orbis Terrarum. Excerpt from atlas can be found on right side of opposite side of sheet. Decorative title plate in top center. Inscribed in pencil. Verso reads: Sicilien, 38. Marginal wear. Ortelius' maps of the islands of Sicily, Malta, Sardinia, Corfu, Elba and Zerbia. Includes a number of sailing ships, including a sinking vessel off Malta's coast, which is a reference to St. Paul's ship. Based upon maps by Lafreri and Jean Quintin.

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