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ORTELIUS, A. - Siciliae Veteris Typus.

ORTELIUS, A. -  Siciliae Veteris Typus.
Siciliae Veteris Typus. - ORTELIUS, A.
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Title : Siciliae Veteris Typus..
Map maker : ORTELIUS, A..
Date : Antwerp, 1587.
Size : 13.6 x 19.1 inches. / 34.5 x 48.5 cm.
Colouring : Colored.

Description :A very beautiful early map of ancient Sicily. Title cartouche centered on the upper part: includes also an inset map of Syracuse in the upper left, and a list of the towns in the lower left. Sea monsters and ships are depicting in the seas. Ortelius based the map on Gastaldi's 1545 map of Sicily.

Van den Broecke, Ortelius Atlas Maps, 211
Condition : Paper slightly age-toned. Good condition. French text on the verso. Professional repair along center fold, paper thinning in center fold, and reinstalment of 8x5cm part to the right of the lower left cartouche, with the missing area reinstalled and redrawn. Sold as is.

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