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This is a charming smaller map of Corsica with north oriented to the left. Topography, rivers, towns are shown together with a distance scale, and a fully stippled sea.  This is from the pocket version of Ortelius' Theatrum, "Abrege du Theatre d'Ortelius, Contenat la Description des Principales Parcies & Regions du Monde..."  P Galle published first the pocket versions, then also J B Vrients, commonly known as the Epitome from 1577 to 1602. This map was published by Vrients. French text on verso.

1602 Ortelius Map of Corsica

SKU: 2824b
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  • Map Maker Specifics

    A Ortelius, 1602, Antwerp

  • Size

    3.1 X 4.2 in. plus margins

  • Condition

    Very Good.  On laid paper.  Slight toning towards the edges.  Uncolored.

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