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This unique map of Cyprus is based on Giacomo Franco's map circa 1570. It exhibits three sailing ships, and two elaborate strap-work cartouches. The map of Lemnos in one of the cartouches was drawn directly by Ortelius. First state is believed to be published in 1573. Colored.

1573 Ortelius Map of Cyprus

SKU: 2193
  • Title

    Cypri Insvlae Nova De Script 1575a

  • Map Maker Specifics

    A. Ortelius, 1573, Antwerp

  • Size

    14 x 20 in. plus margins

  • Condition

    Good, small chip left, age toned per age. 

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