A Very Early Issue
Turkey/ Cyprus/ Egypt/ Libya/ Carthage.
ORTELIUS, A. [Antwerp, 1570]
Natoliae.../ Aegypti.../ Carthaginis... .
12 1/2 x 19 1/4 inches
Fine hand color; reinforced bottom of centerfold, few edge mends, very good condition.
A very early issue from a 1570 edition. Three maps on a single sheet each showing important parts of the classical world--Asia Minor (western Turkey), Egypt, and Carthage (Tunis)--but here depicted with then up-to-date cartography.
Van den Broecke Ort 174, 1570 (C)--125 copies printed.