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  • Title/Content of Map: 1579 Ortelius Map of the Roman Empire -- Romani Imperii Imago
  • Date: 1579, Antwerp
  • Cartographer: A Ortelius
  • Size: 13.8 X 19.6 in.

    This is an excellent map of the Roman Empire centered on the Mediterranean and covering most of Europe, Northern Africa, and the Near and Middle East. The map is richly decorated with several strapwork cartouches, two containing portraits. The cartouches in the lower section of the map contain an account of Roman history including a large genealogical tree of the rulers of Rome. Plenty of topographical, river, lake and settlent details are offered. The Caspian Se is well miss-shaped. Latin text on verso.

    Reserve: $400.00
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  • Location: This item ships from Ohio

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  • Condition

    Very good. Nice strike on laid paper. Very slight toning mostly at edges. A few small splits in the margins. Issued centerfold. Uncolored.

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    1579 Ortelius Map of the Roman Empire -- Romani Imperii

    Estimate $500 - $600Jan 30, 2019
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    Ships from verified Jasper52 seller #21927 in Ohio
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    New York, NY, USA
    Auction Curated By:
    Steve Kovacs
    Maps Expert