C1592

Illyricum.

Famous c.16th map covering the area of Croatia, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina region by Abraham Ortelius. Montenegro with the towns of Spalato and Zara are marked, as well as other coastal towns. From Ortelius, Theatrum Orbis Terrarum This edition: Broecke … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Illyricum.

Date:

C1592

Condition:

In good condition, with centre fold as issued.

Technique:

Copper engraving with original hand colouring.

Image Size: 

478mm 
x 367mm

Paper Size: 

552mm 
x 441mm
AUTHENTICITY
Illyricum. - Antique Map from 1592

Genuine antique
dated:

1592

Description:

Famous c.16th map covering the area of Croatia, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina region by Abraham Ortelius. Montenegro with the towns of Spalato and Zara are marked, as well as other coastal towns.

From Ortelius, Theatrum Orbis Terrarum

This edition: Broecke 1592L87 (525 copies printed) (last line, left aligned: que; adeò vt eius etiam inter Turcos frequentissimus vsus sit.),

Abraham Ortelius (1527 - 1598)

Ortelius was a Flemish cartographer, map seller and publisher. Ortelius was a leading cartographer who published the first modern atlas in 1570, Theatrum orbis terrarum in which each map was presented on a separate sheet. He initially trained as an engraver in 1547 and as an illuminator of maps. Influenced by Gerard Mercator he published his first map in 1564 and soon after published his famous atlas that changed the way maps were sold and published.

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