1579 Graeciae Universae Secundum Hodiernum Situm Neoterica descriptio..
By: Abraham Ortelius
Date: 1579 (published) Antwerp
Dimensions: 14 x 20 inches (35.56 x 50.8 cm)
This is a map of Greece by Abraham Ortelius which is based upon Giacomo Gastaldi’s earlier rendition. It is richly detailed and shows many physical features of the region, including islands, rivers, forests, mountains, lakes, and islands.
The map is embellished by a sailing ship and a decorative cartouche in the lower, left hand corner.
Condition: This map is in B+ condition. It has a number of edge separations which have been repaired on the verso.
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