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Senensis Dictionis .../ Corsica / Marcha Anconae, Olim Picenum

Senensis Dictionis .../ Corsica / Marcha Anconae, Olim Picenum : A.Ortelius

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Three maps on one plate: Senensi, part of Tuscany, Corsica and the Marche Ancona district. Ortelius' atlas, the "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum", in which this map was published, achieved instant fame as "the world's first regularly produced atlas" (Skelton), being the first atlas with maps prepared to a uniform format. It was also an immediate commercial success, being reprinted four times in 1570, the first year of its publication. The atlas was frequently reprinted, with many of the maps re-engraved and up-dated, and new maps added so that later editions contained up to 163 map sheets. The maps themselves are finely engraved, often very decorative and are generally found with text (here Spanish) on the reverse.
region: Maps of Italy
mapmaker: A.Ortelius  
place and date of publication: Antwerp 1573-1612
medium and colour: copperplate, Coloured
size in mm: 325 x 485
ref: 34317
literature: Van Den Broecke, Ortelius Atlas Maps, 137.

Price: £ 450

 
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