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Abraham Ortelius: Veronae Vrbis Territorivm

Map: IT2956
 
Cartographer: Abraham Ortelius
Title: Veronae Vrbis Territorivm
Date: 1592
Published: Antwerp
Width: 20 inches / 51 cm
Height: 15 inches / 39 cm
Map ref: IT2956
Description:
The first atlas map of the city of Verona and its environs. Ortelius was responsible for collating and producing the first systematic bound collection of maps which he dubbed an “Atlas”. The map is attributed to Bernardo Bregnolo and is a peculiar orientation with East being shown as the upper border. It has the typical flamboyant beauty which makes pieces by Ortelius so collectable. As it is the first, this is one of the foundation maps of the region.