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Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Title: Florentini Dominii Fidelissima et nova descriptio.
Published in: Anvers, 1598
   
Size: 13.6 x 18.3 inches.
34.5 x 46.6 cm.
Coloring:

Uncoloured.
Condition: Wide margins and dark impression. In fine condition. French text on the verso.
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The map is centered on the city of Florence and extends to Liguria, the Apennine Mountains, the Adriatic Coast, Siena and Lago di Perugia. The map is based upon Stefano Buonsignori's map of Florence and surroundings, engraved in 1584 by Domenico Vito.
The map was sent to Ortelius by Marcarius in late 1594 or early 1595, as there exists a letter from Marcarius to Ortelius dated March 1595 which inquires whether Ortelius had received the map. The map identifies Stephanus Monachus of Orivieti as the maker.

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Reference: Van den Broecke, Ortelius Atlas maps, 131.



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