Etruriae Latii Umbriae Piceni Sabinorum et Marsorum…

Cartographer: Cluver, Philipp
Item Number Condition Year Size Price
1817 VG

A dark impression. Some light toning in margins.

1711 9 X 12 $225

Engraved by John Senex, the map is centered on Perugia and Lake Trasimeno. It extends from Tuscany on the west coast to Umbria on the east coast. An allegorical title cartouche depicts a queen, a peacock, a putto with a cornucopia and Romulus and Remus suckling.

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Thusciae Descriptio…

Cartographer: Ortelius, Abraham
Item Number Condition Year Size Price
1823 VG+

Ample margins with faint dampness stains in the top, two small worm holes in the bottom and a repaired tear in the lower right margin.

1571 18 X 23 $650

From Ortelius’s Theatrum Orbis Terrarum. Tuscany based on the regional map of Giralomo Bellarmati, extending to Rome in the lower right corner. Embellished with an ornate title cartouche and several ships of which two are engaged in battle. Latin text on verso

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Europe

Cartographer: Levasseur, Victor
Item Number Condition Year Size Price
1708 VG+ 1845 13.5 X 19 $250

A beautiful example of a classic Levasseur steel engraving with vignettes surrounding the chart. Published in Levasseur’s Atlas Universel Illustre.

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Italiae Novissima descriptio…

Cartographer: Ortelius, Abraham
Item Number Condition Year Size Price
2357 VG

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.

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