Some paper thinning in spots. A few "burn" marks. But overall a very good map with good margins, a dark impression and well colored.
|1579||14 X 20.5||$690|
This map by Ortelius is after a map by Giacomo Gastaldi. The map includes Corsica, parts of Sardinia and Sicily and the Dalmatian and Albanian coasts. It is adorned with a beautiful title cartouche, sea vessels, sea monsters, Neptune and mermaids. Of note, this edition shows Neptune and a mermaid embracing. A more common edition shows them both facing forward.