Senensis Ditionis Accurata Descrip. [with] Corsica [and] Marcha Anconae, olim Picenum 1572. Abraham Ortelius.

Senensis Ditionis Accurata Descrip. [with] Corsica [and] Marcha Anconae, olim Picenum 1572.

Antwerp: 1587. Three part old color map of Italy showing Corsica, Siena and Ancona. With an Ortelius watermark on the section with Corsica. According to Dr. Marcel van den Broecke, it is based on "an anonymous 'Marca Anconitana', published in 1564 by Vincenzo Luchini (Meurer p. 95). On the authority of Brandmair 1914, p. 71, Karrow attributes this map to Cæsar Orlandi, see Hessels nr. 39". Ornate cartouche in the map of Siena, with a text block about the bountiful supply of fish. French text on verso. This map corresponds to Dr. Marcel van den Broecke and Dr. Deborah van den Broecke-Günzburger's Ort 137 classification: "Occurrence in Theatrum editions and page number: 1587F74 (250 copies printed) (last line, left aligned: se sous le Pape. A la fin elle est retournée en la puissance des Geneuois,ausquels elle obeit encore.), Image size: 19 x 13". Paper size: 23 1/8 x 17 1/2". Very good. Item #15883

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