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Lazio Rome Italy copper engraving map Abraham Ortelius 1595
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Lazio Rome Italy copper engraving map Abraham Ortelius 1595

Copper engraving map by Abraham Ortelius from his well known atlas 'Theatrum Orbis Terrarum': A map showing the region Lazio in Italy - "Latium" - fine coloured, decorated with two cartouches and in good preservation. Published in Antwerp, 1595.
SIZE:
about w 51,3 cm x h 38,4 cm

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Copper engraving map by Abraham Ortelius from his well known atlas 'Theatrum Orbis Terrarum': A map showing the region Lazio in Italy - "Latium" - fine coloured, decorated with two cartouches and in good preservation. Published in Antwerp, 1595.

TITLE:
'Latium. Ex Conatibus Geographicis Abrah Ortelij Antverp.'

CARTOGRAPHER:
Abraham Ortelius (1527 - 1598)
Ortelius was a Belgian geographer, cartographer and archeologist.

DESCRIPTION:
Aesthetically coloured copper engraving map by Abraham Ortelius from a Latin edition of his atlas 'Theatrum Orbis Terrarum', published in 1595. The map shows the region Lazio in the section of Central Italy with adjacent areas. Illustrated are the most important cities, also Rome, cordilleras, rivers and particular landscapes. Also realized are the Fucine Lake and the Tyrrhenian Sea. A small map of the Mons Circaeius, surrounded by an ornamental frame, is furthermore integrated. Beside a title cartouche, the map is decorated with maritime staffage and a second text cartouche.

SIZE:
Leaf app.: about w 51,3 cm x h 38,4 cm
Map app.: about w 45,0 cm x h 35,5 cm

CONDITION:
- in good preservation
- strong paper and print
- age-appropriate browning and partly sligthly stained
- some marginal damages with  small crack in the middlefold
- some underline with brown ink

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